The Ukrainian authorities regard as "a knife in the back" expression of the will of Belarus against the draft resolution on the situation of human rights in the Crimea, the author of which spoke Kiev, said on Wednesday 1st Deputy speaker of Parliament, the Commissioner of Kiev in the humanitarian sub-group on Donbass Irina Gerashchenko.
"the most painful Ukraine took 3 vote ? Armenia, Kazakhstan and Belarus. We respect the right of Armenia and Kazakhstan for their special relationship with the Russian Federation? And as to the position of Belarus, We see this as a knife in the back. We Express our gratitude to the Belarusian side for an independent platform in Minsk, and We appreciate that, but an independent court shall be independent in all positions, And not biased by the game one way", Greg said Gerashchenko, a speech in Parliament on Wednesday.
She urged the Belarusian side to respect the right of Ukraine to " defend the independence and sovereignty ", RIA " Novosti ". The document, calling for international monitoring of the situation in the field of human rights, was adopted by the third Committee of the GA of the United Nations social, humanitarian and cultural issues Tuesday. He received the support of 73 countries, 23 countries are opposed, and 76 abstaining. Among those who voted for the project ? the vast majority of European countries and the United States, against ? Russia, China, Serbia, Armenia, Cuba, Kazakhstan, Belarus and others. In the draft resolution condemns " human rights violations, discriminatory measures and practices concerning inhabitants of the Crimea, including the Crimean Tatars, But also Ukrainians and persons belonging to other ethnic and religious groups ". The document also calls for Russia to provide adequate and unimpeded access to Crimea of an international monitoring missions on the situation of human rights and non-governmental human rights organizations. Remember, March 16, 2014 in Crimea held a referendum on the status of autonomy, more 96% of participants who were in favour of joining region in Russia. March 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on ratification of the agreement on joining of the Crimea and Sevastopol a part of Russia, And also the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district. At the end of July 2016, Russian President Putin signed a decree that transformed the southern Federal district Crimean Federal district the southern Federal district.