State Department backs EU demand for investigation into poisoning Navalny

By | August 25, 2020
State Department backs EU demand for investigation into poisoning Navalny

The U.S. also said it was ready to provide necessary assistance in the investigation of the poisoning of the politician and expressed sympathy to his family
If the information about the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny confirmed, the United States will support the call of the European Union to conduct a full investigation of this incident and are ready to provide the necessary assistance for this. This is stated in a statement of the U.S. Department of State, published on the website of the agency.

“The United States is deeply concerned about the report of preliminary conclusions of German medical experts that Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was poisoned. If these reports are confirmed, the United States will support the EU’s call for a comprehensive investigation and is ready to assist,” the State Department said.

“Mr. Navalny’s family and the Russian people deserve a full and transparent investigation and accountability. Our sympathies go out to Mr. Navalny’s family and look forward to his full recovery,” the statement said.