Lubkivsky: it is Important that the shelling of the Polish Consulate in Lutsk qualified as a terrorist act

Лубкивский: Важно, чтобы обстрел польского консульства в Луцке квалифицировался как теракт

The shelling of the Polish Consulate in Lutsk, it is important to qualify as a terrorist act against dipuchrezhdeniya and citizens of Ukraine, says Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador Markiyan Lubkivsky. He said this in the “Evening Prime” to “112 Ukraine”.

The situation he called alarming, stating that it cannot be underestimated.

“It (the case – ed.) can have negative consequences for bilateral Ukrainian-Polish relations and in General for Ukraine. I would like to stress that full responsibility for the security of diplomatic and consular institutions of foreign States in accordance with the Vienna Convention on diplomatic relations 1961 and the Vienna Convention on consular relations of 1963 article 31 paragraph 3 is liable, the state in whose territory such diplomatic and consular offices are. Facilities are also consular offices, as employees, are inviolable. Therefore, it is very important that this crime received interpretation of the attack. I would say that this terrorist attack against the citizens of Ukraine, including as against the consular offices of the Republic of Poland… the Only way to give an adequate response to this crime – to find and punish the perpetrators and sponsors on the basis of irrefutable evidence and determined investigative actions”, – said Lubkivsky.

Related news: In Lutsk for the investigation of the shelling of the Polish Consulate sent to employees of the Central Department of the SBU

According to him, it is very important to combine international efforts, including those of Ukrainian and Polish law enforcement and intelligence services, to investigate the crime and prosecute the perpetrators.

“I know that diplomatic and consular offices of other countries have appealed to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine with a request to protect their premises in Ukraine”, – he added.

Related news: the Majority of Polish officials understand that the attack of the Consulate in Lutsk.

As reported in luck in the night fired at the building of Consulate General of Poland, which is located at the address: Dubna street, 22-B. the fire had damaged the roof of the building, there is a noticeable hole in a window underneath this site is broken. At the moment of explosion indoors was no one on the floor below were security guards. Poland’s foreign Ministry summoned the Ambassador of Ukraine in connection with the incident.

Note that President Poroshenko has condemned the attack of the Consulate in Lutsk, and requested the law enforcers to find the perpetrators. The investigation into the attack on the Consulate will be engaged in the SBU.

At the same time in Prosecutor’s office of Poland said that it would begin its own investigation of the attack of the Consulate in Lutsk.

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