Ukraine may ban use of wild animals in circuses

Ukraine may ban use of wild animals in circuses

Ukrinform
The Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine initiates the adoption of a law banning the use of wild animals in circuses, Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Ostap Semerak has said on his Facebook page.

"The Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources initiates a ban on the use of wild animals in circuses and an administrative responsibility for such acts. The relevant clauses are contained in a draft law that we submitted for consideration by the Cabinet of Ministers," Semerak wrote.

He noted that the draft had been developed by the Ministry of Ecology and National Resources and supported by the Ministry of Culture.

"Thank you for the support of animal rights advocates and animal rights organizations. We look forward to fast consideration and effective voting in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine," Semerak added.


Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website ukrinform.net not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website ukrinform.net and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2019 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period:
-