Ukrainian Vice PM asks Bundestag to help release political prisoners of Kremlin

Ukrainian Vice PM asks Bundestag to help release political prisoners of Kremlin

Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze has asked the leadership of the German Bundestag to help release Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia.

Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze discussed this at a meeting with Vice President of the German Bundestag Wolfgang Kubicki, Chairman of the Committee for Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid Gyde Jensen and Member of the Committee on Economic and Energy Affairs of the German Bundestag Johann Saathoff, the Government portal reported.

"Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze asked the Bundestag leadership to help release the Ukrainian captives of the Kremlin," the report reads.

The vice premier thanked for a reliable dialogue between the two countries and for Germany’s political support for Ukraine in the international arena.

The parties discussed the implementation of the Minsk agreements and the effectiveness of sanctions against Russia.

She also expressed hope that the German parliament will support the recognition of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine as genocide.


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