It is expected the official statement of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

An unscheduled meeting of the North Atlantic Council devoted to poisoning “Newcomer” Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, will be held on Friday, September 4, reports dw.com.

It is expected that after the meeting of the Supreme governing body of the Alliance, its Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will make a formal statement in which they urge the Russian authorities to conduct a thorough investigation of this crime.

“At the same time, the likelihood that NATO will announce some far-reaching measures (associated with the possible sanctions against Russia. – Ed.) at the moment, a small, not least because so far none of the possible perpetrators of the poisoning has not been charged,” – said the news Agency dpa.

The circumstances of the assassination remain unclear Bulk

In 2018, after poisoning in Salisbury poison “Rookie” of the former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia, the Alliance has been declared persona non grata seven employees of the Russian mission to NATO. In addition, it was decided to reduce the number of members of the mission to NATO from 30 to 20 people.

However, to directly compare these two cases of poisoning as a Novice Skipala and the attempt on the life of Alexei Navalny – it is impossible, writes dpa. In the case Skrobala the crime was committed on British soil, and the investigators found clear evidence pointing to the criminals.

In the case of Bulk what is clear is that the attack on him was also made with the use of poison “Beginner”, as shown by the Toxicological tests, special laboratory of the Bundeswehr. The circumstances of this assassination are still unclear.

In the Kremlin are interested what happened to the “Berlin patient”

20 Aug during a flight from Tomsk to Moscow Navalny became ill on Board. The pilots made an emergency landing in Omsk, where he was hospitalized. 22 Aug Bulk at the insistence of his relatives and with the consent of the German authorities was taken for treatment in the Berlin clinic “charité”. Bulk is in a medically induced coma for 16 days.

September 2, the official representative of the government of Germany Steffen Seibert (Steffen Seibert), and then German Chancellor Angela Merkel (Angela Merkel) have made statements that the Russian politician was poisoned, fighting nervously-paralytic substance from the group “Newbie”.

Moscow denies all allegations of involvement in the assassination of Alexei Navalny. On 3 September, the press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin was “not inclined to accept any of the charges.” “We certainly are interested in establishing the causes of the incident with the Berlin patient”, he added.


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