In mid-October, the European Union will hold a broad discussion on the issue of relations with Russia after the incident with Alexei Navalny. This is reported by TASS with reference to a source.
It is noted that the summit will discuss what cooperation with Moscow can be after a number of events, including Navalny's intoxication. At the same time, at the moment “the European Union does not understand the behavior” of Russia. At the same time, the situation around Navalny will be discussed at the meeting of the Council of the European Union on September 21.
Earlier, the European Parliament voted to halt the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, and to introduce new sanctions against Russian officials and civil servants. Members of the association are urged to isolate Russia in every possible way at international forums, for example, not to invite them to G7 meetings.
Alexei Navalny became ill on the morning of August 20 during a flight from Tomsk to Moscow, the plane urgently landed in Omsk. On August 22, he was taken to a Berlin clinic.
The German authorities announced the poisoning of a Russian citizen with the poison of the Novichok group. Russian doctors claim that the tests did not show the presence of any poisons in Navalny's body.