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The UNHRC started discussing a resolution on the situation in Ukraine


UN Human Rights Council meeting. File photoGENEVA, Mar 4 The UN Human Rights Council began discussing a resolution on the situation in Ukraine, which provides for the establishment of an independent commission of inquiry into human rights violations. Russia, as an acting member of the UNHRC, intends to raise the issue of holding voting on this document. The draft resolution was submitted on Monday on behalf of Ukraine. In particular, it called for the immediate creation of an independent commission to investigate “all alleged violations and violations of human rights and violations of international humanitarian law in Crimea and certain areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions starting from 2014, as well as in other areas of Ukraine, starting from February 22, 2022”. The draft is presented on behalf of 37 states, of which 11 are permanent members of the HRC. San Marino, Palau, Turkey, Croatia, Luxembourg, Malta, Micronesia, Montenegro, Slovakia, Ukraine, USA, UK, Germany, Italy, France and others are listed among the co-authors of the document.Borrell supported the idea of ​​convening the UN Security Council because of the situation around ZAESKaye yesterday opposed the adoption of the resolution, because “such actions will only stimulate the conflict, aggravate the confrontation and will not help to peacefully resolve the Ukrainian crisis through diplomacy.” Russia considers the presented resolution politicized. According to Gennady Gatilov, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN Geneva Office, the debates held on Thursday, as a result of which the draft resolution was presented, also had no added value, since Western countries are not interested in a settlement in Ukraine.

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