UK welcomes EU and U.S. sanctions over poisoning of Kremlin foe Navalny


FILE PHOTO: Britain's Foreign Affairs Secretary Dominic Raab looks on as he walks outside Downing Street in London, Britain, February 24, 2021. REUTERS/John Sibley

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain welcomed on Tuesday sanctions imposed by the United States and the European Union to punish Russia over the poisoning of Kremlin foe Alexei Navalny, foreign minister Dominic Raab said.

"We will continue to work closely with international partners to hold Russia to account for failing to uphold their Chemical Weapons and Human rights obligations," he wrote on Twitter.

(Reporting by Costas Pitas; editing by James Davey)

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