No, that's precisely why the error message exists. It's an optional
feature. There's a Recommends for gnupg2 for those who really really
want to use that stuff.
** Changed in: apt (Ubuntu)
Status: New => Invalid
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gnupg2 is missing as dependency while apt-key uses it
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