The foreign Ministry condemned the attack on the Roma camp in Lviv

В МИД осудили нападение на лагерь ромов во Львове

The foreign Ministry of Ukraine responded to the pogrom of the Roma camp in Lviv

The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine hopes that this crime will not go unpunished.

The Ministry of foreign Affairs condemned the attack on the Roma camp in Lviv. The corresponding statement on Monday, 25 June, published on the Agency’s website.

The foreign Ministry noted that this is not the first case of crimes against the Roma community of hate, but this time the result was the loss of human life.

The Ministry claimed that the attack on the camp of the Roma should be the subject of immediate consideration at the meeting of the interdepartmental working group on implementation of the action plan for the implementation of the Strategy of protection and integration into Ukrainian society Roma minority in the period up to 2020 with the participation of representatives of law enforcement agencies.

The foreign Ministry also hope that this crime will not go unpunished.

“In recent years in Europe intensified anti-immigrant, antiroma mood, which in particular, leads to discrimination, persecution and crimes motivated by hatred in relation to Romani communities and individual representatives of the people. The reports of authoritative international organizations record the fact that in the richest region of the world, the Roma continue to suffer from the lack of the ability to provide for their basic needs and rights. Unfortunately, Ukraine is no exception, and, therefore, we should actively work towards a real pan-European policies to overcome these negative trends and should become a part of,” added the Ministry.

The foreign Ministry stressed that addressing the root causes of discrimination and as a result of violence on the grounds of nationality is an extremely important and urgent task for Ukraine.

Previously at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine said that he was shocked by the massacre in the camp of Roma and the call to punish the perpetrators of the attack.

As reported, one person was killed and four were injured as a result of the attack by gunmen on a Roma camp on the outskirts of Lviv on 23 June. According to the report, the Tabor, located in a forest on the outskirts of the city, was attacked by a group of masked men.


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