Russia has all necessary resources and conditions to ensure that immigrants from Ukraine and wants to continue to ensure the rights received damage as a result of humanitarian crises, according to a report by the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, posted on the first Day of the weekend on the Internet representation offices.
the Ministry recalled that June 20 is world refugee Day, established by the UN General Assembly in 2001 in connection with the 50th anniversary of the Convention relating to the status of immigrants, setting international standards in the provision of asylum. Russia joined the Convention in 1992. According to the UN, today there are almost 60 million immigrants and persons in a similar situation.
"Russia wants to continue to adhere to its international obligations to maintain and protect the rights of immigrants and other persons who have received damage as a result of humanitarian crises," according to the report.
the foreign Ministry stressed that the Russian Federation has contributed to the overall efforts of world brotherhood in crisis management, hosting and providing all necessary almost a million Ukrainians who were forced to leave their homeland to save their lives and human dignity.
Thus, according to the FMS of Russia, about 364 thousand of them turned to the Russian authorities with the application for recognition as a refugee or a statement on the granting of temporary asylum." UNHCR (Office of the high Commissioner of United Nations for refugees (UNHCR) the UN have demonstrated time and again that the rules of reception and accommodation arriving to the Russian territory of Ukrainians fully consistent with, and sometimes surpass international standards. All the resources Russia has ", - noted in the Ministry.
Thus in the message it is noted that Russia " appreciates depolitizirovannye humanitarian activities of UNHCR and provides full support ".
Refugees are defined as people who have fled their countries because of founded fear of persecution on account of race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership of a particular social group, are not able or willing to return. For many years different countries and regions celebrated their memorable days and even weeks about refugees. One of the most famous - Day African immigrants, which is celebrated in several countries on June 20.