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Zelensky discusses with Council of Europe's Secretary General human rights situation in Crimea, Donbas

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Ukrainian side is waiting for the first report of Pejčinović Burić on the human rights situation in the temporarily occupied Crimea
10:11, 6 November 2021

President's press service

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, during a meeting with Secretary General of the Council of Europe Marija Pejčinović Burić, discussed the protection of human rights in Crimea and eastern Ukraine. This was reported on the website of the Head of State.

The interlocutors paid great attention to the role that the Council of Europe should play in protecting human rights in the temporarily occupied Crimea and Donbas.

Related: UN releases new report on human rights violations in occupied Crimea

“I am sure that the activity of your organization in this direction, which is extremely important for us, will only intensify,” the President of Ukraine stressed.

The practical modalities of involving the Secretary General of the Council of Europe in monitoring the human rights situation in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine in accordance with the norms of international law and national legislation of our state were discussed separately.

The President stressed that the Ukrainian side is waiting for the first report of Pejčinović Burić on the human rights situation in the temporarily occupied Crimea and is ready to cooperate in this important area.

As we reported earlier, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky signed the law "on oligarchs" №5599.

According to the president, the document radically changes the relationship between big business and politicians.

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