Christina Luna Rodriguez. The Secretary General of the Council of Europe thorbj?rn Jagland confident that the work of experts of the Advisory group of the Council on the inquiry of the may events in Odessa will be objective.
As before stated Last news in the Council of Europe, the Advisory Group of the Council of Europe in Ukraine, engaged in the investigation of the may tragedy in Odessa, wants to visit for data collection Odessa and Kiev in the beginning of summer to autumn to prepare the report.
The second of may of 2014 held on the Kulikovo field in Odessa anti-Maidan activists rally turned into a tragedy after their opponents were the radicals of the "Right sector" and football " ultras ". Several dozen members of "Antimiani" lost his life during a fire in the House of trade unions, which they tried to hide. According to official data, the fire cost the lives of about 50 people, only received damages of more than 250.
The Advisory Group of the Council of Europe examines how hearing these tragic events corresponds to the European agreement on human rights. The group, which was established on the initiative of the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, 31 March presented its own report on the events of 2014 on the Maidan.
in a conversation Last news Jagland said that " the Advisory Group investigated what about them is required, namely the events on the Maidan ".
"1st report was on the Maidan, and now they start to work in Odessa ", - he said.
The Secretary-General found it difficult to answer the question about exactly when the report would be ready.
"A lot depends on the investigation which is conducted by the Ukrainian authorities ", - he added. Jagland said that " the Advisory Group is not an investigative authority, it monitors the compliance of the investigation with international norms ".
"the report will be objective, based on the standards of the Council of Europe," he said, answering a question on the work of the group over the events in Odessa.
"I can only say that the trial takes a long time. On the Maidan they did a good job. It is important to understand exactly what it was, " concluded the Secretary General.
Dozens of active participants of Antimaidan lost his life on may 2 during a fire in the House of trade unions, which May have been burned by the extremists banned in the Russian radical "Right sector" and their supporters. According to the summary data, lost his life 48, 214 damaged. However, on unreliable data, 48 people are reported missing. The people's choice Odessa regional Council Vadim Savenko said that the Kyiv authorities conceal the true information about the dead Antimaidan activists in the trade unions House: he lost his life 116 people. As before stated, another 48 people are reported missing.