The General Assembly of the United Nations has included in the agenda the discussion of the situations in Dombas and Crimea. Oleh Nikolenko, the Spokesperson of Ukrainian Permanent Representation to the United Nations, wrote it on his Facebook page.
"Slight but procedural victory. Today the General Assembly of the United Nations approved the procedural decision to include the issue of the situation on the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine into the agenda of its upcoming session. The voting resulted in: 65 persons stood for including the issue and 17 persons stood against the decision," Nikolenko wrote.
It is mentioned that the 74th session of the United Nations' General Assembly starts its work on September 17.
"Inclusion of the item will allow Ukraine and the international community 'to keep ears open' relating to the situation in Donbas and Crimea, discuss the problematic issues and initiate resolutions aimed at supporting of a peace settlement," the Spokesperson noted.