EU Council calls on Kyiv to prepare cases for ICC on crimes against humanity in Ukraine

11:52, 30 January 2015
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The EU Council on Foreign Affairs has called on Ukrainian authorities to submit evidence to the International Criminal Court on crimes against humanity in Ukraine in 2014-2015, according to the conclusions of the meeting of the European Council on Foreign Affairs in Brussels on Thursday.


"The Council has called on the Ukrainian authorities to take the necessary legal measures as soon as possible so that the International Criminal Court will be able to consider the cases on charges of crimes against humanity that have been committed on the territory of Ukraine in 2014-2015," the report says, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

In addition, the European Council reiterated the importance of Ukraine's ratification of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court as part of its obligations under the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.

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