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Lavrov cancels trip to Berlin for talks on Tuesday - Russian ministry

Reuters | Moscow | Updated: 14-09-2020 19:41 IST | Created: 14-09-2020 19:34 IST
Lavrov cancels trip to Berlin for talks on Tuesday - Russian ministry
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov cancelled a planned trip to Berlin for talks on Tuesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement, citing a change in his German counterpart's schedule.

The move comes amid tensions over the suspected poisoning by a Novichok nerve agent of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny who is being treated in a hospital in Berlin. Russia has said it has not yet seen evidence of his poisoning.


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