Updated UN resolution on Crimea to fight impunity for crimes against human rights

Source : 112 Ukraine

The vote takes place on December 19
15:50, 19 December 2017

Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry claimed that the updated UN resolution on human rights in Crimea will be aimed at preventing impunity for the crimes against human rights, committed on the peninsula’s territory. Serhiy Kyslytsia, deputy foreign minister said that commenting on the document, which is to be voted for on Tuesday.

‘The goal of the updated resolution, among others, it struggling the impunity. We have to see to it that the occupants and the Russian citizens who committed or continue to commit crimes on the timely occupied territory of the peninsula are brought to justice,’ he said.

According to the official, Ukraine intends to look into all reported crimes and impose restrictive measures against those considered guilty of violating human rights, so that every criminal would realize his actions will not remain unchallenged.

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