Alexey Navalny’s poisoning

20 Aug: Russia: Statement by the Spokesperson on the anniversary of Alexey Navalny’s poisoning

(Source: EEAS)

One year on from Alexey Navalny’s poisoning on 20 August 2020, the EU continues to call on the Russian Federation to investigate this assassination attempt in full transparency and without further delay, and to fully cooperate with the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to ensure an impartial international investigation. The use of chemical weapons under any circumstances is completely unacceptable and in breach of international law. Alexei Navalny’s case must not go unresolved. Those responsible must be brought to justice.

The European Union has condemned in the strongest possible terms the attempt to assassinate Mr …