“We have agreed on this request for legal assistance, which was sent by Russia.

This means that the information requested can be released from our side.

But this is a (multistage. -


) process, since new data are constantly being received - Navalny is being treated further, it is being checked how much poison remains in his body or he is already being excreted, "RIA Novosti quotes the minister as saying.

The head of the department noted that it is necessary to clarify this with "medical workers in Charité, with those who examined the samples."

"The research results are about personal data, permission (for transferring -


) must be given by the one to whom they belong," he added.

At the same time, Maas stressed that the authorities "have long ago approved this request for legal assistance."

“When we spoke with the Russian ambassador, we told him about it,” TASS quotes him.

On September 2, Berlin announced that the conducted research revealed a substance from the Novichok group in Navalny.

The Kremlin, in turn, noted that no toxic substances had been detected in Navalny's body before he was taken to Berlin.

The Russian Foreign Ministry said that Moscow calls on Berlin to respond as quickly as possible to the request of the Prosecutor General's Office on the situation with Alexei Navalny, which was sent on August 27.