The new head of the foreign intelligence service of great Britain MI-6 is the current political Director of the foreign Ministry, Richard Moore, said transferred to the RIA Novosti news Agency the message of the British foreign Minister.
"The Minister of foreign Affairs, with the consent of the Prime Minister approved the appointment of Richard Moore as head of MI6. Richard will be succeeding sir Alex Younger, who will leave the service in the autumn", - stated in the message.
Moscow did not know where Sergey and Yulia Skrypali, continues to send requests to the British authorities in respect of this matter, said Russian Ambassador to the UK Andrey Kelin.
"Any new information on the case Skrobala not received. We are concerned about the fate of Russian citizens. We don't know where they are in the UK or they went to New Zealand. The information is contradictory. Continue to send queries in respect of this matter," said Kelin in an interview with RBC.
The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said of the series about the poisoning of Sergey and Yulia Skrobala, which was first published in English the BBC news channel.
"The whole thing, as you know, was entirely fabricated. This is a huge Scam in General in the tradition of Albion", - she added.
Niece of ex-GRU officer Sergei Skripal Victoria Skripal told RIA Novosti that he knew nothing about the move of his uncle in New Zealand, which is written by the media, and doesn't believe in it.
The British newspaper the Sunday Times, citing sources in the British government previously announced that Sergei Skripal with his daughter Yulia moved to New Zealand after more than a year lived in a safe house secret service MI6. One of the sources of the edition reported that the former officer GRU and his daughter "got new names and support to start a new life."