The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved the strategy of the de-occupation and reintegration of Crimea and Sevastopol, as well as measures of its implementation, during the governmental meeting.
“The government has approved the strategy of the de-occupation of Crimea. The document will become the complex road map on return of Ukrainian Crimea. It was noted that the Crimean platform is not a one-time event. We welcome the complex documents that contain such steps on de-occupation, involve to this issue the best experts and analytics from the whole world. We also work with our partners and within the international organizations to make the issue of Crimea on the world’s agenda constantly,” Prime Minister Denys Shmygal said.
According to the explanatory note, draft law offers to approve the plan of events on the implementation of the strategies that aim for:
- restoration of the territorial integrity of Ukraine within its internationally recognized state border, provision of the state sovereignty of Ukraine;
- provision of the national unity, sustaining power and solidarity of the Ukrainian society and the state of Ukraine;
- stop of use of temporarily occupied territories for activity, threatening the national security of Ukraine and/or aiming for disruption of the international safety and peace.
The authors of the document believe that its adoption will create preconditions for effective and consistent counteraction the legitimization of the attempt of the annexation of the temporarily occupied territory by the Russian Federation and its integration into the legal, political, and information space of Russia.
The strategy provides the creation of the specialized state establishment “Ukrainian national center of the development of peace” for collection of the evidence base of the violation of rights tied with the temporary occupation and armed aggression of Russia.
Earlier, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky claimed he was doing everything for the de-occupation of Donbas to bring peace to his country, but 90 percent of success here depended on his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.