Sheremet’s murder: Ukraine's partners react

Source : 112 Ukraine

Diplomats from EU, US, France and Britain comment on journalist's murder
19:41, 20 July 2016

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Several diplomats commented the murder of the Ukrainian journalist Pavel Sheremet in the morning on Wednesday. Representatives from the European Union, the United States, France, Great Britain and other countries expressed their condolences.

Head of EU Delegation to Ukraine Jan Tombinski expressed his sincere condolences to the family of Pavel Sheremet and to all his colleagues and called on the authorities to put all efforts behind this investigation and swiftly bring those responsible for this atrocious crime to justice.

US Embassy in Ukraine is shocked and grieving by the Sheremet's death and hailed the statements of police and Prosecutor's Office that details on the journalist's murder will be thoroughly investigated.

French Ambassador to Ukraine Isabelle Dumont hopes that the guilty of Sheremet's death will be brought to justice.

Latvia Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs claimed this news terrible, and said that the attack on the free press must be fully investigated and prosecuted.

British Ambassador to Ukraine Judith Gough stated that it is important to fulfill the investigation, and the society should refrain from the speculations.

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