Alexander Kuranov. In Slovakia are preparing amendments to the criminal rule that impose penalties for participating Residents of the state in foreign irregular armed groups, informs referring to the foreign Minister Miroslav laj??k Bratislava online edition.
"As it turned out, our legislation provides for measures against citizens fighting in foreign military units, but nothing is said about the people who are fighting in irregular formations," said laj??k.
According to the Slovak Minister, established a working group under the leadership of commissioners of the Ministry of justice, which should solve this problem. The actions of those of people in Slovakia who participate in armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine on the side of the militias, foreign Minister called irresponsible." They are a disgrace to Slovakia, " drew attention laj??k.
at the end of last week a number of local media again published the materials about the Slovaks parties of armed militias in the Donbass, which was created together with the Czechs a separate unit. Foreign Minister of Slovakia in a special statement on Tuesday expressed because of this my anxiety and distanced themselves from such actions of their fellow citizens.
As told reporters the Commissioner of the Ministry of justice Alexander Donenov, in recent days, the foreign Ministry held a meeting on the basis of which in the near future will prepare refinements in the criminal law stipulating punishment for the Residents - participants of foreign irregular forces. Interior Minister Robert Kalinak believes that members of these groups have the opportunity to be punished according to existing laws.
According to former defense Minister, now member of Parliament Theodore Martin, the danger comes not only from those citizens who are fighting in Ukraine, but also from those who, according to the Slovak counter-intelligence, operates in the ranks of terrorists " Islamic countries "." upon returning home, these citizens have the opportunity to become a "fifth column" of the aggressor on our territory ", - said Fedor.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat citizens of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.