The UN Security Council is going to gather for a session on March 15; the topic will be the situation in the annexed Crimea. Not only Council members, but also representatives of other UN member countries will participate. Serhiy Kyslytsia, the deputy foreign minister of Ukraine said that as quoted by Ukrinform news agency.
The session kicks off at 4 p.m. Friday (Kyiv time).
The Ukrainian side will be represented by regular delegation members and famous Crimean Tatar public figures.
'Apart from the official Ukrainian delegation, the session will involve deputy leader of Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people Ahtem Chyigoz, program director of 'Crimean House' Ailm Aliev, and the member of World Congress of Crimean Tatars Aila Bakalli', Kyslytsia said.
Olga Oprysko, the daughter of one of the Ukrainian sailors captured in the Kerch Strait will be present as well. The deputy minister said it would 'help to keep the focus of the international community on the Russian aggression in Ukraine'.
Kyslytsia added that the discussion of the annexation of Crimea on this session is essential, as it coincides with the fifth anniversary of the Russian occupation. 'We're thankful for our partners, which definitely support this initiative, first of all France and Germany, which head the council in February and March', Kyslytsia said.
The UN Security Council will discuss the actions that could prevent Russia from further breaches of international law.