Russia ready to discuss Navalny situation within OPCW, says envoy

Russia is ready to discuss the situation with Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny within the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), if the issue is put forward by Germany, Russia's Permanent Representative to the OPCW Alexander Shulgin told TASS on Thursday.

"If the issue is put forward by our German partners in The Hague, we are ready to consider it strictly within the legal field of the [Chemical Weapons] Convention," he said.