"This is the result of colossal pressure, colossal blackmail which is the main instrument of Washington on the worldwide arena", Russian Foreign MinisterSergey Lavrov said Tuesday.
"Yesterday was a significant moment in our response to this reckless act of aggression, but there is still more to be done as we work with worldwide partners on a long-term response to the challenge posed by Russian Federation", her spokesman said, reporting remarks made by May at a cabinet meeting.
Dublin said it will expel one Russian diplomat, while Chisinau announced it had asked three diplomats to leave the country.
As UNIAN reported earlier, European Union member states, the US, as well as Ukraine announced plans on Monday to expel more than 100 Russian diplomats in retaliation for the attack.
Western officials made it clear in announcing the expulsions that they share Britain's assessment that only the Russian state could have been behind the incident.
Johnson also accused Russian Federation of seeking to avoid pressure by putting out a variety of explanations for what Western officials say was the first offensive use of a chemical weapon in Europe since World War II.
Ryabkov said the US move "will be met with a tough response" but he did not elaborate.
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