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Ukraine to ask Latvia to become third party in European Court cases against Russia

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUUkraine plans to officially ask Latvia to become involved as a third party in the cases submitted to the European Court for Human Rights against Russia.

Ukraine has turned to Latvia with a request to become a third party in the three cases that have been submitted to the European Court for Human Rights, as reported by the Ukrainian Justice Ministry’s press-service. This request has been voiced by Ukrainian Justice Minister Pavel Petrenko in Kyiv, during his meeting with his Latvian colleague Gaidis Berzins and the delegation from the Latvian Justice Ministry, as reported by lsm.lv with reference to Ukrainian Unian news agency.

«This is very important for us, because it provides a serious political signal that Europe and the European Union will not abandon us one on one with Russia, including in court processes,» – said Petrenko.

Berzins notes he sees no obstacles for Latvia’s participation in court processes as a third party. He has also promised to turn to the Latvian Foreign Minister, who is in charge of representing the government in the European Court for Human Rights.

The European court currently reviews three cases submitted by Ukraine against Russia – on the annexation of Crimea, the kidnapping of Ukrainian children (which is blamed on separatists) and the illegal prohibition for the leader of Crimean Tatars Mustafa Dzhemilayev to enter Crimea.

On the night to September 20th, during the peace talks in Minsk, Kyiv representatives and pro-Russian separatists agreed on nine points of the proposed peace plan and once again agreed on cease-fire in Eastern Ukraine. The peace plan provides for setting up a 30 km ‘safe zone’ in Eastern Ukraine and withdrawal of all mercenaries from the conflict area.

Prior to that, the Ukrainian parliament decided to support the draft for provision of special status to Donetsk and Luhansk.

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  1. Linda says:

    why are the two places that started this conflict being given special status? MAD.

  2. Reply from Nida Elena Lukosiute says:

    No more questions, Linda.Find out on Google if you seek knowledge.You have lost your status.

    All rights reserved.Nida Elena Lukosiute. Master in health management, economics and politics, major in leadership, Uio. Internship in Health Ministry (Directorate) of Norway.

  3. Name it says:

    Duck yourself!

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