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Parliament must tell this overreaching executive: “Not in our name”

Next week MPs should demonstrate their commitment to the Rule of Law

By Murray Hunt  

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On Monday this week, the Russian Ambassador to the UK was summoned to the Foreign Office for the government to register its deep concern about the poisoning of opposition leader Alexey Navalny with the nerve agent Novichok. In an official statement, the Foreign Office said:

“The Foreign Secretary has made it clear that is absolutely unacceptable that a banned chemical weapon has been used, and that violence has again been directed against a leading Russian opposition figure. There is a case here for Russia to answer. This took place on Russian…

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