A German army laboratory beforehand confirmed the substance in his samples.
German authorities spokesman Steffen Seibert stated that the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has additionally acquired samples and is taking steps to have these examined at its reference laboratories.
Navalny, probably the most seen opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was flown to Germany two days after falling unwell on Aug. 20 on a home flight in Russia. Berlin has demanded that Russia examine the case.
Seibert on Monday renewed Germany’s demand that “Russia clarify itself” on the matter.
The Kremlin has bristled at calls from Chancellor Angela Merkel and different world leaders for Russia to reply questions within the case, denying any official involvement and accusing the West of making an attempt to smear Moscow.
Kremlin says nonetheless no grounds to open prison case into Navalny poisoning
It has accused Germany of dragging its heels on co-operating with Russian requests to assist examine the case, which Berlin denies.
Navalny was saved in an induced coma for greater than every week as he was handled with an antidote, earlier than hospital officers stated every week in the past that his situation had improved sufficient for him to be introduced out of it.
It isn’t clear when Berlin’s Charite hospital will subsequent concern an replace on his situation.
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