Poisoning of Russian opposition leader "completely reprehensible" – White House

Saying that Russia has used Novichok “in the past,” the National Security Council said on Twitter that the United States will “work with allies and the international community to hold those in Russia accountable, wherever the evidence leads, and restrict funds for their malign activities.”

WASHINGTON, Sept 2 (Reuters) – The White House on Wednesday

called “completely reprehensible” findings that Russian

opposition leader Alexei Navalny was poisoned with a Novichok

nerve agent.

Saying that Russia has used Novichok “in the past,” theNational Security Council said on Twitter that the United Stateswill “work with allies and the international community to holdthose in Russia accountable, wherever the evidence leads, andrestrict funds for their malign activities.”(Reporting by Jonathan Landay, Editing by Franklin Paul)

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