Ukrainian MFA calls on Russia to allow Ukrainian doctors examine Savchenko

Source : 112 Ukraine

Savchenko needs to be examined considering her intentions to start hunger strike
21:26, 4 April 2016

Twitter Mariana Betsa

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine calls on Russian authorities to allow Ukrainian medical staff to examine Nadia Savchenko in detention center, considering the fact that she intends to start hunger strike, informed MFA speaker Mariana Betsa on Twitter.

“Considering that Savchenko is determined to start hunger strike on April 6, we call on Russia to immediately allow Ukrainian staff to examine her”, - Betsa wrote.

She also emphasized, that Ukrainian side strongly encourages the Russian Federation to immediately release Savchenko in accordance with international law and Minsk agreements.

Earlier, it has been reported that Savchenko refused to appeal against the verdict of the Russian court.

On March 22, Donetsk city court in Rostov region sentenced Nadia Savchenko to 22 years in prison.

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