Ombudsman of Ukraine in the sub-group on humanitarian issues within the framework of the contact group Irina Gerashchenko said at a meeting Tuesday in Minsk, Kiev insisted on the passage of Russian convoy with humanitarian aid for Donbass all customs and border procedures.
"Humanitarian goods, which enter any part of the territory of Ukraine, are obliged to cross the border at certain points, controlled (Kiev - ed.) parts of the border, in compliance with all customs and border procedures and corresponding inspection by Ukrainian border guards and customs officers. Such position of Ukraine informed the OSCE meeting on the humanitarian sub-group of the trilateral contact group in Minsk and gave the undisputed facts of violations from the Russian Federation these international norms. Russia this week preparing 30th - "jubilee" - a convoy of militants in the occupied territory, and any international Humanitarian mission must only occur within the framework of international law, " wrote Gerashchenko on his page in Facebook.
in her expressions, Kiev considers " inadequate the result that for the month of the sub-unit in cooperation with the security forces managed to liberate only nine Ukrainians ". According to Gerashchenko, about 270 security forces remain in the captivity of the militia." The Ukrainian side is doing everything to enhance the process of release of prisoners and considers unacceptable the delay (in this case - ed.), " she wrote.
Gerashchenko also said that Kiev has appealed to the coordinator of the subgroup from the OSCE Mr. Tony Frisch a petition to raise the Issue of the release in Russia in the remand prison of the citizen of Ukraine Hopes Savchenko and her presence at the PACE session in Strasbourg next week.
Savchenko, who took part in the fighting in the Donbass, is accused of belonging to the deprivation of life 2 correspondents VGTRK. The consequence considers that it acted as a spotter fire under fire. According to the SC of the Russian Federation, tied Savchenko in Russia, where she moved in the summer of 2014 under the guise of a refugee. In Russian jail she is from the summer of 2014. The arrest term was extended until September 30. Lawyers Savchenko emphasize his complete innocence and require the defendant to dismiss the case under the criminal code.
according to the results held in October last year in Ukraine parliamentary elections Savchenko became people's Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada from the party " Batkivshchyna ", was elected member of the Rada permanent delegation to the PACE.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people. In the end of hostilities most of the city remained for weeks without light, water, communications and products. Russia, certain countries in the West, as well as the ICRC sent to the region of the column with humanitarian cargo.
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.