Lutkovska in the Crimea allowed to meet with Chigusa and two prisoners

Лутковской в Крыму позволили встретиться с Чийгозом и еще двумя заключенными

The Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for human rights Valeria Lutkovska has arrived in jail the occupied Simferopol. About this in Facebook wrote the head of the Secretariat of the Ombudsman Bogdan Kriklivenko.

“After 3 months and particularly difficult the last 2 days of negotiations we managed to get the opportunity to meet with political prisoners who have been held in the Crimea, and also those prisoners who have requested transfer to the mainland. We asked for a meeting with 42 faces, we were given the opportunity to meet with three, including a Akhtem Chilgoza”, – he wrote.

According to him, Lutkovska together with the Commissioner for human rights of the Russian Federation Tatyana Moskalkova located on the territory of the prison of Simferopol.

On 23 December it became known that the ombudspersons of Ukraine and Russia will visit the prisoners. Earlier, the representative of office of the representative of the Ukrainian Ombudsman Michael Chaplyga said that the Ukrainian side counts on the possibility of visits to detainees in annexed to the Crimea Ukrainian citizens, in particular, Evgenia Panova.

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In June 2016, an agreement was reached that Russia will give Ukraine 18 prisoners serving sentences in the occupied Crimea. Lutkovska noted that the list is larger, it has about 40 people and it was handed over for further discussion.