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OPCW ready to cooperate with Russia on Navalny case

Russia: Lavrov reiterates Moscow’s request for data on Navalny case

OPCW ready to cooperate with Russia on Navalny case

The organization is ready to provide its experts and asks Moscow to explain what kind of assistance it wants to receive

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said its experts are ready to help Russia in the case of the poisoning of Alexei Navalny.

Germany previously asked the OPCW to test samples of what Berlin believes was a banned nerve agent used to poison a Russian opposition figure..

The OPCW reported that on October 1, it received a request from Moscow for help in the case of the Kremlin critic Navalny, and asked to clarify what kind of assistance Russia wants to receive..

Navalny fell ill during a domestic flight over Siberia on August 20 and was taken to Germany for treatment..

German doctors said that blood tests taken from him showed that he had been poisoned by the Novichok nerve agent, developed during the Soviet era..OPCW ready to cooperate with Russia on Navalny case OPCW took its own samples for analysis at the request of Germany.

The OPCW said on Monday that its “technical secretariat stands ready to provide the expertise requested and that a team of experts can be dispatched as soon as possible.”.

The Navalny case is expected to be discussed on the sidelines of the conference of the OPCW member states, which starts on Tuesday.

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