UNGA adopted resolution of Kiev on the situation of human rights in Crimea

UNGA adopted resolution of Kiev on the situation of human rights in Crimea

UN, 19 Jul — RIA Novosti. The UN General Assembly adopted a Ukrainian resolution on the situation of human rights in Crimea, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

In the document Russia “urge” to carry out 12 recommendations to “put an immediate end to all violations and abuses of human rights against the inhabitants of Crimea”.

The resolution was voted 70, against — 26, 76 countries abstained.

Among those who supported the initiative — the majority of European countries and the USA, as well as Georgia. It was opposed by Russia, China, India, Serbia, Armenia, Belarus, Cuba, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, South Africa and others. Many countries in the Middle East and North Africa (Egypt, UAE, Oman) and Latin America (Brazil, El Salvador, Chile) abstained.

Ukraine prepared a draft resolution in mid-November, was approved by the relevant Committee of the UN General Assembly on social, humanitarian and cultural issues. The document was submitted to the current plenary session of the 72nd session.

In November a member of the Council under the President of Russia on international relations Eskender Bilyalov said that he along with a delegation of the Crimean Tatars ready to go to the UN to inform the world community about the real situation on the Peninsula.

Crimea became part of Russia in 2014. The transition under the jurisdiction of Moscow, then supported by the majority of inhabitants of the Peninsula. The Kremlin has repeatedly denied reports that the rights of the Crimean violated.