Johannes Hahn, the European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations has urged to prosecute the perpetrators and instigators of the attacks at the activists in Ukraine as the press service of the EU Delegation to Ukraine reported on Twitter.
"The attacks at the activists are unacceptable and the perpetrators and instigators of them should be prosecuted," Hahn claimed.
The European Commissioner met the activists and lawyer of murdered Kherson public activist and deputy of Mayor Kateryna Handziuk.
November 4, it became known that Kateryna Handziuk, Adviser of Kherson's Mayor, died aged 34. She was doused with sulphuric acid in July this year. According to preliminary information, the death was caused by thrombus detachment.
Besides, the official reason for the death of Handziuk was specified. It is multiple organ failure and chemical burns.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expressed his condolences in accordance with the death of the adviser. He required the law enforcement bodies to do everything possible to find the murderers and punish them.