Klimkin, Jagland discuss release of Ukrainian political prisoners

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has met with Thorbjorn Jagland, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry reports.

"The parties discussed further cooperation between Ukraine and the Council of Europe in the field of protection of human rights in Ukraine, particularly in the Russian-occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea, and the issue of release of Ukrainian political prisoners," the statement reads.

The meeting was held within the framework of Klimkin’s working visit to Bulgaria, where he came to attend the 126th meeting of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers.


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