OREANDA-NEWS. The United States is in favour of involving a wide range of countries in a thorough investigation of the incident with Russian opposition politician Aleksey Navalny, who, according to the German authorities, was poisoned. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said this on September 15 in an interview with the radio station France Inter.

According to the politician, Washington is concerned about what is happening. In connection with the alleged poisoning, it is necessary to conduct a thorough and complete investigation. The United States advocates that a large number of countries participate in it, Pompeo added.

US Secretary of State also noted that the results of the investigation should make it possible to establish how Navalny was poisoned, and how the poisonous substance got into his body. Also, the investigation should make it possible to understand how such events can occur at all, he said.