May called the anniversary "a significant milestone for Salisbury, because it is from the shadow of the use of chemical weapons". Sergey and Yulia Skripal were on march 4, 2018 poisoned with novitsjok, a highly toxic substance that originates from the days of the Soviet Union. They survived the attack, but their medical condition is still unclear.also Read Salisbury is now officially novitsjok-free
Salisbury since Friday officially declared safe and free of the poison novitsjok after a major clean-up operation. At twelve places in the city, in the house of the ex-spy, were operations carried out with about eight hundred soldiers were involved, according to British media. The fear of a possible contamination of other areas with the invisible nerve gas had a negative impact on local tourism, the shops and the restaurants.