Germany says no request from Moscow to send investigators in Navalny poisoning case

People gather outside a hospital, where Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny receives medical treatment in Omsk, Russia August 21, 2020. (Reuters)

Berlin has not received a Russian request to send investigators to Germany to look into the case of poisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, a Germangovernment spokesman said on Friday.

A department of Russia’s interior ministry earlier said it wanted to send investigators to work alongside German colleagues on the case.

In Moscow, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that German accusations over the case of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny were “groundless.”

Read more: Russian opposition figure Navalny out of medically induced coma: Berlin hospital

Germany says Navalny, who is being treated in a Berlin hospital, was poisoned in Siberia with a rare nerve agent, something Moscow disputes.

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