MEPs urged Poroshenko to lead a gay parade in Kiev

MEPs urged Poroshenko to lead a gay parade in Kiev

MOSCOW, 9 Aug — RIA Novosti. The European Parliament has called Petro Poroshenko and members of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Verkhovna Rada deputies to join the equality March in Kiev and “get in his first series”.

The letter in which the Ukrainian authorities offer to join the campaign of the LGBT community, signed by 35 deputies of the European Parliament. In the text of the document Poroshenko call for increased security measures in anticipation of the procession.

In addition, the letter notes that the Ukrainian authorities are not actively defend the rights of sexual minorities.

Last year the organizers of the equality March because of the threats Ukrainian radicals had to change the route before starting it. The convoy was escorted by a convoy of police. To avoid attacks failed. Radicals attacked the participants after the completion of the action. Only injured ten people.