September 8, Foreign
Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin met with the Council
of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks
in the framework of his working visit to Ukraine.
During the meeting the interlocutors discussed issues of monitoring of
human rights violations in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea after its
temporary occupation by Russia, as well as in Luhansk and Donetsk regions resulted from the activities of the
Russian-backed terrorist groups.
was paid to an issue of liberation of the Ukrainian citizens, illegally
detained in the
territory of the Russian Federation, in particular, Nadiya Savchenko
and Oleh Sentsov.
The parties also tackled a possibility for the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights to facilitate
solving the problem with the detained Ukrainian citizens, who remain imprisoned in the territory of the Autonomous
Republic of Crimea.