Foreign Ministry hails European Parliament’s resolution on human rights situation in Crimea

Foreign Ministry hails European Parliament’s resolution on human rights situation in Crimea

Ukraine welcomes the European Parliament’s resolution on the situation with human rights of Crimean Tatars in temporary occupied Crimea, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry’s press service reports.

“It is important that the European Parliament strongly condemns a decision by the Russian occupation authorities to ban the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people and demands immediate reversal of this decision, considering this decision systemic and targeted persecution of Crimean Tatars, politically motivated action aimed at further intimidating of legal representatives of the Crimean Tatar community,” the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry stated.

“The European Parliament reminded Russia that the occupant is fully responsible for the observance of human rights in Crimea and it should ensure proper investigation into all the facts of their violations, as well as allow international human rights organizations to conduct relevant permanent monitoring,” the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry stressed.


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