Russia has vowed to retaliate against possible Western sanctions. The country’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has said that such restrictions will go unanswered. He made this comment in an interview with Russia 1, a Russian television channel, on Saturday.
Sergey Lavrov said that the West would respond to possible sanctions while following a policy of reciprocity in international relations.
Earlier, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said European countries wanted to ban Russia based on misinformation about Alexey Navalnyi’s disease.
The German government says it has found evidence of poisonous novice gas in the body of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny, who is undergoing treatment at a hospital in Berlin. An official statement in the country said that toxicity tests found uneven evidence of the presence of novice group chemical nerve agents in Navanli’s body. The Russian government has been urged to provide a quick explanation.
Navalny’s aides say the poisoning was ordered by the Kremlin, the office of the Russian president.
European countries have criticized Moscow’s treatment of the opposition leader. In such a situation, Russia fears another round of Western sanctions. Moscow has denied the allegations in a statement released on Friday “similar unfounded allegations about Alexander Navalny have been made more than once. Source: Purse Today, BBC