The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov at the upcoming April 9, negotiations with the foreign Minister of Belgium, Chairman of the Department of Ministers of the Council of Europe (CMCE) Didier Reynders will discuss the contribution of Strasbourg in the implementation of constitutional reform in Ukraine, said in an interview Last news Official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Alexander Lukashevich.
"Lavrov and Reynders will discuss the possible role of the Council of Europe in the implementation of the Minsk agreement of 12 February of the current year, for example, the implementation in Ukraine deep and transparent constitutional reform on the basis of norms of the European Convention for the protection of human rights and main freedoms subject to the Kiev commitments on their own shoulders by Ukraine when joining the Council of Europe," He said.
According to Lukashevich, " the Ministers will speak in support of the efforts of the Venice Commission and other bodies of the Council of Europe to ensure the democratic nature of the reform of modern Ukrainian statehood ".
over the last six months the experts of the European Commission for democracy through law at the Council of Europe (Venice Commission) two times been evaluated by the Ukrainian law. First they studied the law on lustration, the second is considered the Ukrainian law on ensuring the Right to a fair trial.
The official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry said that the parties " will analyse the possibilities of strengthening the role of the Council of Europe in ensuring Ukraine of the principle of human Rights is most important!", which, unfortunately, today in practice do not 'work'. He also told that the agenda for the upcoming negotiations - discussion of further work of the international Advisory group under the auspices of the EC on the promotion of investigation of violations in Ukraine, and among them the events of may 2, 2014 in Odessa, as well as the implementation of a comprehensive policy document - the action Plan of the Council of Europe for Ukraine for 2015-2017.
at the end of March this year, the Advisory group, the Council of Europe presented a report, which indicated that the proceedings of the events on the Maidan for the period from November 2013 to February 2014 in the past year did not always meet the standards of the European agreement on human rights. Team leader Nicholas Bratz, introducing the document, said that there is reason to believe that the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine created obstacles to productivity investigation.
As expected, the group will submit a report on the may events in Odessa in the 2nd part of the current year.
The conflict in Ukraine has killed more than 6 thousand people.
in Minsk on 12 February were the dialogues of leaders "channel four" (Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine). At the same time was the meeting of the contact group on settling the situation in Eastern Ukraine, which culminated in the adoption of a package of measures on execution of the Minsk agreements, involving, for example, the ceasefire in the Donbas with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of the security zone. According to the document, Kiev is obliged to withdraw the economic blockade of Donbass, to carry out constitutional reform, involving decentralization, and to coordinate with DPR and LPR legislation on the special status of the region.