Poisoning of spy in UK 'sounds' like work of Russia: Trump

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US President Donald Trump talks to journalists during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos. (Michael Probst, AP)
US President Donald Trump talks to journalists during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos. (Michael Probst, AP)

Washington - US President Donald Trump said a former double agent's poisoning in Britain sounded like the work of Russia, saying he would speak with UK Prime Minister Theresa May later on Tuesday.

"It sounds to me like it would be Russia, based on all of the evidence they have," Trump told reporters.

"Theresa May is going to be speaking to me today ... As soon as we get the facts straight, if we agree with them, we will condemn Russia."

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