The delegation of Ukraine in PACE asked to protect the Crimean Tatars in the annexed Crimea.
The Ukrainian delegation to PACE (parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe) in connection with the detention of the occupants of the Crimea, about 20 Crimean Tatars addressed to the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland and PACE President Lillian Marie Pasquier with a request to use the existing mechanisms to protect the rights of the indigenous population of the Peninsula and a demand to stop attempts to restore the Russian delegation in PACE.
“We ask leaders of the Council of Europe to use the existing in-house mechanisms to protect the rights of the indigenous population of the Peninsula and demand a stop to all attempts at unconditional restoration of the Russian delegation to PACE due to the continuation of Russia’s violations of the rule of law and human rights which must stand, first of all, the Council of Europe in accordance with the statutory objectives” – said on Thursday morning, the MP from the faction “Block of Petro Poroshenko”, the Chairman of the Ukrainian delegation to PACE Vladimir Aryev on his page on Facebook.
According to him, the same appeal to the Ukrainian delegation sent to the Council of Europe Commissioner for human rights, Dunja Mijatovic, the.
Appeal to the Dunja Mijatovic
The head of the Ukrainian delegation to PACE has also published on its web page appeal to Secretary General of the Council of Europe and PACE President.
We will remind, on March 27, Russian security forces illegally annexed in Simferopol during searches in the homes of the Crimean Tatars detained at least 20 people.