Chubarov: the UN Resolution will increase pressure on Russia

Чубаров: Резолюция ООН усилит давление на РФ

Chubarov commented on the UN resolution

The UN approved tougher resolution on Crimea.

The UN resolution the State of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and city of Sevastopol (Ukraine) may soon become the basis for a strengthening of sanctions against Russia. On said Wednesday, November 15, the leader of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Refat Chubarov during a meeting with journalists.

“The new resolution creates conditions for the further strengthening of pressure on Russia. The document will play a special role in any return to a discussion of anti-Russian sanctions – is the basis for the strengthening of sanctions… This is a much more rigid version of the resolution compared to the resolution of last year. It says that Russia is not fulfilling the decision of the International court of justice on the two conventions. In particular, the fact that Russia has not lifted the ban on the activities of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people and ban its leaders to live on their land,” said Chubarov.

He also said that the document we are talking about the fact that Russia as a country-occupier is required to avoid the imposition of its laws on the territory of Crimea, and Vice versa – needs to ensure the application of the Ukrainian laws.

Chubarov recalled that of the 173 States draft resolution was supported by 71 States, voted against the representatives of 25 States, 77 abstained. However, he expressed regret that among the countries that voted against, there are those that have diplomatic relations with Ukraine and “talking about the special friendship with Ukraine” Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan.

Recall that all the facts contained in the draft resolution, the Prosecutor’s office of autonomy opened criminal proceedings.

As reported, the third Committee of the UN General Assembly approved an updated resolution on human rights in Crimea.