new York, November 14. the Ukrainian draft resolution on the situation of human rights in the Crimea was put to the UN General Assembly. This document makes Russia a number of recommendations on social, humanitarian and cultural issues. Reportedly, he will be considered at the plenary session of the 72nd session of the General Assembly.
Russia had earlier requested a vote on the document.
As reported, 71 States voted in favor, 25 countries against and 77 abstained. In support of the document were made by most of the European countries and also the USA. Against the document – Russia, China, India, Serbia, Armenia, Cuba, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Belarus and some other countries.
proposed resolution "urges the Russian Federation to stop the alleged "violations and abuses of human rights against the inhabitants of Crimea". Also, the resolution calls for "appropriate and unhindered access of international missions to monitor the situation of human rights and human rights non-governmental organizations in the Crimea".
the Representative of the Russian delegation to the UN, Anatoly Viktorov said that representatives of Ukraine are trying under the guise of caring about human rights to promote its own policies.
"the Main goal is clear — we are not talking about caring about the rights of people, but one of the links in the chain of desperate efforts of Ukraine to try any ways to change the status of Crimea", — quoted him as saying
London, November 14.