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Kremlin says it wants dialogue with Germany over Navalny case

Germany, where Navalny is in hospital, has said he was poisoned with a Soviet-style Novichok nerve agent and wants the perpetrators held to account

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Alexei Navalny
File photo of Alexei Navalny

The said on Friday that it wanted dialogue with over the case of opposition politician Alexei Navalny and that Russian doctors who treated him initially were much more transparent that the German doctors treating him now.

Germany, where Navalny is in hospital, has said he was poisoned with a Soviet-style Novichok nerve agent and wants the perpetrators held to account. has until now not opened a criminal investigation and said there is no evidence yet of a crime.

spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Moscow wanted to find out through dialogue with what exact substance caused Navalny to fall ill. He said Russian specialists were looking into the case.

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First Published: Sat, September 05 2020. 02:37 IST
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