The foreign Ministry told about the visit of European Commissioner to the Crimea

В МИД рассказали о визите еврокомиссара в Крым

Concrete agreements on the date of the visit to the Peninsula between Ukraine and Mijatovic not.

Ukraine invited the Council of Europe Commissioner for human rights Dunja Mijatovic to visit annexed Crimea. This was announced by foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin, writes Radio Liberty.

Now the Agency is working to ensure that representatives of international organizations arrived in the Crimea and saw the human rights violations that take place there.

“We are now trying to “tighten” in the occupied Crimea formally, representatives of international organizations, so that they at least looked at human rights violations that take place there. As with international humanitarian organizations. Now work to the Council of Europe Commissioner for human rights Dunja Mijatovic arrived. But not in a way that showed there “Potemkin” these villages, as they always do. But only at our invitation. Of course our territory and according to the program agreed with us,” said the Minister.

At the same time, the foreign Ministry said that Russia is trying to “barter” the return of its delegation to the PACE on the visit of European Commissioner to the Crimea. It is reported by the European true with reference to the press-Secretary of the foreign Ministry.

Today’s agreement on specific dates of the visit between Ukraine and Mijatovic not.

“The foreign Ministry of Ukraine expects the Commissioner Mijatovic, including discussion of monitoring parameters in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine”, – said the press-Secretary of the Ministry.

She stressed that the talks about the visit, Mijatovic in Crimea take place on the background of the possible return of the Russian delegation to PACE.

“In the context of the June PACE session, Ukraine drew attention to the fact that attempts of the Russian side “bartering” return its delegation to the Assembly on the visit of the high Commissioner for human rights is a cynical attempt to avoid responsibility in the Council of Europe had committed international crimes and systematic human rights violations in the occupied territories. Support these efforts on the part of the Council of Europe and some of our partners in the organization means condoning the aggressor, and further undermining the authority of the Council of Europe”, – said the press Secretary of the foreign Ministry.

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