Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Relations Committee of the US Congress, and a senior member of the committee, Michael McCall, sent a request to the US presidential administration demanding an investigation into the poisoning of opposition politician Alexei Navalny as Russia’s use of chemical weapons. The parliamentarians are confident that Donald Trump should apply in this case the 1991 law on the control over chemical and biological weapons and the prohibition of their use.
“If it is once again proven that the Russian authorities used chemical weapons against their citizen, then additional sanctions must be introduced. The perpetrators of this heinous attack must be brought to justice, and Russian President Vladimir Putin must know that he cannot violate international law with impunity. right, “- specified in the message to Trump.