EU office in Moscow receives envelope with unidentified substance, it isn't dangerous - Emergency Situations Ministry
MOSCOW. Feb 20 (Interfax) - Unknown persons have sent an envelope containing an unidentified substance to the office of the European Union delegation in Moscow, the substance is not dangerous, the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry's main department for Moscow told Interfax on Tuesday.
"The EU delegation had received an unidentified powdery substance, the Emergency Situations Ministry's mobile laboratory was sent to the scene in order to carry out a rapid analysis to measure radiation levels and chemical substances content. Screening showed that the substance is not dangerous to employees of the office and the population," a representative of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry's main department for Moscow said.
The substance was handed over to the police to carry out further tests, the representative said.