The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin thanked the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly for support of a resolution on human rights violations in Russia-occupied Crimea.
Klimkin thanked the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly for support of the resolution on Crimeab this he wrote in Twitter, according to mediaUA.
"The resolution is stronger - more votes. Thank you all for your work and support. Work together on. #CrimeaIsUkraine", - he wrote.
Earlier in the day, the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly supported the resolution "Situation of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and city of Sevastopol" (A/C. 3/72/L. 42), initiated by the Ukrainian delegation.
The resolution calls in particular on Russia to take all necessary measures to immediately put an end to violations and abuses of human rights against the residents of the Crimea, and to respect the laws in force in Ukraine, and to cancel the laws imposed in Crimea, the Russian Federation and allowing the forced eviction and confiscation of private property in Crimea in violation of applicable international law.
According to the resolution, the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly also condemns the illegal establishment of the Russian Federation laws, jurisdiction and administration in the occupied Crimea and demands that Russia comply with the obligations under international law to respect the laws in force in Crimea before the occupation;
The document also calls on Russia to immediately cancel the decision to declare the Mejlis an extremist organization and ban its activities, and to provide education in Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar languages.