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France says reviewing request from Russian prosecutor on Navalny case

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PARIS, Sept 22 (Reuters) - France's foreign ministry said on Tuesday it was reviewing a request from Russia's prosecutor general to help in the case relating to the poisoning of Kremlin critic Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.

"We have received a request from Russia. It is under examination," Foreign ministry spokeswoman Agnes von der Mühll told reporters in a daily briefing.

"The priority remains for Russia to shed light on the circumstances and responsibilities behind the assassination attempt that took place on its territory against a member of the Russian political opposition using a nerve agent." (Reporting by John Irish; Editing by Sandra Maler)