Kremlin says it wants dialogue with Germany over Navalny case
MOSCOW, Sept 4- The Kremlin said on Friday that it wanted dialogue with Germany 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…
MOSCOW, Sept 4 (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Friday that
it wanted dialogue with Germany 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 waspoisoned with a Soviet-style Novichok nerve agent and wants theperpetrators held to account. Russia has until now not opened acriminal investigation and said there is no evidence yet of acrime.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Moscow wanted to findout through dialogue with Germany what exact substance causedNavalny to fall ill. He said Russian specialists were lookinginto the case.(Reporting by Tom Balmforth and Elena Fabrichnaya; Editing byMark Trevelyan)
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