The US discussed the situation around Navalny with the Russian Ambassador

US Deputy Secretary of state Stephen Bigan discussed the situation with Alexey Navalny at a meeting with Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov.

“Deputy Secretary of state Bigan expressed our deep concern about the conclusions of the German authorities that Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny was poisoned with a chemical nerve agent of the Novichok type… the Deputy Secretary of state called on Russia to fully cooperate with the international community in investigating this attack,” state Department spokesman Morgan Ortagus said in a statement.

Ortagus also noted that “the use of these chemical weapons by Russia in the future will be a clear violation of its obligations under the Convention on the prohibition of chemical weapons.”

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