Statement of German Chancellor Angela Merkel about Alexei Navalny shocked the foreign Minister of the Netherlands Stef Blok. He wrote about it on his Twitter page.

“shocked by the statement of Chancellor Merkel that Navalny was poisoned by chemical weapons, “Beginner”. In contact with Germany about further actions. We need an explanation from Russia”, — commented the Unit.

on 2 September the Chancellor said that the research of military toxicology is no doubt that Alexei Navalny had indeed been poisoned by group of “Novice”.

As stated earlier, the German government, the military, the toxicologists found that in the body of the opposition traces of the substance from the group “Beginner”. The Russian Ambassador in Germany was summoned to the German foreign Ministry.

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Berlin was not informed Moscow about their conclusions about the presence in the body of the Bulk of the traces of toxic substances. That Russia has not received from Germany any document Navalny, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

Alexei Navalny became ill on 20 August during a flight from Tomsk to Moscow, the plane had to plant in Omsk. The patient was placed in toxicomaniac city hospital. He fell into a natural coma, and its hooked up to a ventilator. On the afternoon of 22 August, the oppositionist was taken to the clinic “charité” in Berlin.