The next step after the adoption in the UN General Assembly the resolution on human rights in the occupied Crimea must become the de-occupation of the Peninsula. This is stated in the statement of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
“The Foundation has been laid”, – underline the foreign Ministry.
It is noted that one of the Central elements of the resolution remain ignored Russia’s call to ensure the access of human rights defenders in the occupied Crimea and the opportunity to give a report on the situation.
Also in the new resolution there is a clear formulation of the status of Crimea and Sevastopol as part of Ukraine.
Today, December 19, the UN General Assembly approved an updated resolution on “the Situation of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol, Ukraine”. The resolution voted 70 countries, against 26 countries, 76 countries abstained.
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