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Committee of Ministers of Council of Europe supports UN resolution on Crimea

The Council of Europe called to cancel Duma's decision to ban the Mejlis.

Committee of Ministers of Council of Europe supports UN resolution on Crimea
Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe
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The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe called for the full implementation of the UN General Assembly resolution on Crimea and thus joined the implementation of this resolution.

"The CMCE invites the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights to consider the possibility of taking measures to assess the human rights situation in the Crimea," Ukraine's Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin wrote in Twitter on 4 May.

The minister added that the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe called for repealing the decision banning the Mejlis and banning the Mejlis leaders from entering Crimea.

"Another lever of pressure on the Russian Federation!" said Klimkin.

On December 19, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution "The situation with human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (Ukraine), initiated by Ukraine.

In April, UNESCO decided to continue monitoring the observance of human rights in Crimea.