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Alexei Navalny Calls on Trump to Denounce Use of Chemical Weapons

HeadlineOct 19, 2020

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny is calling out President Trump over his refusal to condemn Russian President Vladimir Putin for allegedly using banned chemical weapons on political opponents. Navalny became violently ill on an airplane in August but survived the ordeal. German scientists have said he was poisoned with the nerve agent Novichok. He spoke with CBS’s “60 Minutes” from Berlin, where he’s recovering.

Alexei Navalny: “I think it’s extremely important that everyone, of course, including, and maybe in the first role, president of United States, to be very against using chemical weapon in the 21 century.”

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