International criminal court in the investigation of crimes against the Ukrainian people will send to Ukraine missions, said the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin.
The Verkhovna Rada in February appealed to the international criminal court on the recognition by Ukraine of its jurisdiction in respect of crimes against the Ukrainian people, as if committed by the highest officials of Russia. Immediately after the decision of Parliament, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine gave to the Prosecutor of the ICC's investigation into crimes against the Ukrainian people, as if committed by the authorities of the Russian Federation.
yesterday Klimkin gave the Secretary of the international criminal court (ICC) the message of recognition by Kiev of the court's jurisdiction. On Wednesday, the ICC confirmed the receipt of the application.
"I cannot explain further steps international criminal court, the Prosecutor and her team. I think that information would be provided specifically by the Prosecutor and in the further steps (about the beginning of the investigation, court - ed.) and in terms of coverage, and in which the mission will be directed. As appropriate, the mission will be ", - said Klimkin in an interview to the Ukrainian edition " ".
The Minister also spoke about the role of the ICC in the investigation of crimes on the Maidan during the mass protests." The ICC is very closely cooperating with the attorney General's office. We are currently preparing the proper conclusion. I cannot provide, by itself, all of the information, as the work is still ongoing, " said the Minister.
The Ukrainian authorities, as well As the US and EU before many times has accused Moscow of meddling in Ukraine's Affairs. Russia denies it and calls such accusations are unacceptable. Moscow has repeatedly stated that it is not a party to domestic conflict and is not privy to the events in the South-East, is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.