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London — A senior British minister called on Wednesday for "cool heads" over the suspected poisoning of a former Russian double agent, as Moscow accused politicians and journalists of whipping up antiRussian sentiment. After chairing an emergency government meeting to discuss the situation of Sergei Skripal, interior minister Amber Rudd said police were closer to identifying the substance that he was exposed to. The 66-year-old Russian, who moved to Britain in a 2010 spy swap, is in a critical condition in hospital along with his daughter, Yulia, after they collapsed on a bench outside a shopping centre in the southwestern English city of Salisbury on Sunday. "We do know more about the substance and the police will be making a further statement this afternoon," Rudd said. "We need to keep a cool head," she stressed, adding that investigation would "respond to evidence, not to rumour". Police said they are keeping an open mind about what happened, but Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson ...

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