Macron tells Putin 'deeply worried' about Navalny health

Paris, France: President Emmanuel Macron said Monday that he is gravely concerned about the health of the prisoner Kremlin Critique Alexei Navalny, the Russian President Vladimir Putin said.

In talks with Putin, Macron said that he was "profoundly concerned" at the state of Navalny, who ended a famine strike on Friday.

Germany condemned an order from Russian prosecutors to suspend all Navalny Anti-Corruption Foundation's (FBK) operations and its regional network earlier Monday.

Macron's office stated that he still supported the European 'Partner Countries' in France after Russia had expelled an Italian and twenty Czech diplomats.

Macron also urged the Russians to 'engage in a good faith and sustainable manner, through a real withdrawal of troops and loud devices at the borders, a strong reaffirmation of the cease-fire and a credible restart of negotiations,' to a sustainable decrease in tension with Ukraine.

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