NATO leaders have prepared reaction blaming Russia, says Moscow official Maria Zakharova

Spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation Maria Zakharova

© APA | Spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation Maria Zakharova

# 16 February 2024 16:44 (UTC +04:00)

Spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation Maria Zakharova said that Western leaders had prepared statements condemning Russia for the death of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, APA reports citing Sky News.

"The immediate reaction of NATO leaders to Navalny's death in the form of direct accusations against Russia is revealing of itself," she said.

"There is no forensic examination yet, but the West's conclusions are already ready," she added, suggesting leaders have ready-to-go condemnation of the Russian state.

Note that jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was found dead, the prison service of the Yamalo-Nenets region where he had been serving his sentence said.

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