A police spokesperson in a tweet on Saturday said, "From the #Balhama encounter site , one more militant's body (understood to be FT) & incriminating materials recovered". Complete shutdown was observed in Tral, Awantipora, Khrew and Pampore areas. All the business establishments remained closed and traffic was off the roads, reports claimed.
Apart from the expected tit-for-tat expulsions, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced it is stopping all British Council activities "due to legal irregularities" and revoking its agreement for Britain to operate a consulate-general in St Petersburg.
After stepping down previous year because of his age, he has been brought back by President Xi, who has become the most powerful leader in China since Mao Zedong following the Communist Party's decision to scrap the two-term presidential time limit earlier this month.
It says 400 witnesses have already given statements. Skripal, a former colonel in the GRU who betrayed dozens of Russian agents to British intelligence, and his daughter are critically ill. "It is possible that (Britain) will continue to respond; we are ready for this". Ella Pamfilova was quoted by Russian news agencies as saying, "It is in our interest that everything works".
Ri's talks with Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom are expected to resume on Friday. Kang said Seoul will continue to work closely with the U.S.to speed up denuclearization and establish permanent peace on the peninsula through successful summits between the two Koreas and between the US and North Korea .
He also met with Prime Minister Stefan Lofven earlier Friday. "We believe in dialogue and the political process, but we are not naïve", Wallstrom said in between meetings with her North Korean counterpart. Ri's surprise trip to Stockholm has taken on added significance due to the expectation that a summit of Kim and Trump could defuse the tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons program.