Russian dissident Aleksey Navalny, who is being treated in Germany for alleged poisoning, is “free” to return to Russia, Kremlin spokesman Dmitriy Peskov said.
Peskov told reporters in the capital Moscow about the alleged poisoning of Russian dissident Navalny.
“Russian citizens are free to leave and return to the country,” Peskov said, assessing the possibility that Navalny, who is being treated at the Charite Hospital in Berlin, the German capital, where he was allegedly poisoned, will return to Russia.” said.
“We do not understand why Russian experts were not given such an opportunity,” Peskov said, recalling that toxicological tests were carried out by Navalny in laboratories in France and Sweden., “he said.
Referring to the cancellation of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s visit to Germany, Peskov said that there is no need for this visit and that there are no reasons that will badly affect bilateral relations.
On the other hand, the head of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SRV), Sergey Narishkin, suggested that Navalny’s toxic tests were carried out in his country and that no toxic substances were found.
“There were no toxic substances in Navalny’s body before he left Russia,” narishkin said., “he said.
Kira Yarmış, one of Navalny’s team, said on social media about the return to the country, “I confirm once again. An option other than that was never considered. said.
NAVALNY’S ALLEGED POISONING
On 20 August, Navalny, who was on a flight from Tomsk, Russia, to Moscow, landed in the city of Omsk after he became ill during the flight.
Navalny, who was taken to hospital in Omsk, was allegedly poisoned with a substance mixed with his tea.
Navalny, 44, had been transported by private plane from Omsk to the Charite Hospital in Berlin for treatment on 22 August.
On 2 September, German government spokesman Steffen Seibert announced that Navalny had been definitively poisoned with a chemical belonging to the Novichok group, which is used to fight nerve diseases.
Seibert noted that yesterday Navalny’s poisoning was confirmed by 2 separate independent laboratories in Sweden and France.
On 7 September, The Charite hospital reported that Navalny’s health was improving and that he had come out of a coma.