The Council of Europe's Commissioner for human rights Nils mui?nieks has expressed hope that his trip to the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic will become periodic.
before Muiznieks visited the clinic? 21 in the village of Oktyabrsky Kuibyshev district. This village has been under constant shelling from Ukrainian army positions, But doctors continue to work.
"This is my 1st visit to Donetsk. However, I believe that such visits are required to be periodic. One must take into account complaints, pleas, desires and needs of the peace of the residents living in the conflict region ", - quoted him as saying by the Donetsk news Agency.
As noted, during the visit of the Republican trauma center Muiznieks also expressed the intention to sign up to international humanitarian organizations To provide assistance to those suffering from war-Donetsk residents.
"For me, the basic human rights, monitoring the situation faced by vulnerable residents: children, disabled, elderly, low-income families," drew the attention of the Commissioner.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of the population 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.
after June 3, in the area of Marinka has been a serious battle, the victims of which, according to the UN, were 34 people, fighting in the Donbass. Regular attacks are subjected to Kuibyshev territory of Donetsk, the Donetsk airport, the Village Lugansk, Gorlovka and other towns. Militia DND and LNR state that the Ukrainian Military continues to pull to the contact line of heavy equipment and jet systems of volley fire, and among them the system " Grad ". OSCE recorded the movement of heavy artillery equipment in controlled by the SCU village Novoselovka near Mariupol. Ukrainian security forces, for their part, reported that the Minsk agreements prohibited weapons used by the Militia.