The majority of European lawmakers voted for this resolution. The voting took place by show of hands.

The European Parliament called upon Ukraine to release immediately prisoners sentenced on politically motivated grounds.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, it is said in the resolution as a result of debate “Situation in Ukraine, Yulia Tymoshenko’s case” approved today at the sitting of the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

The majority of European lawmakers voted for this resolution. The voting took place by show of hands.

“(The European Parliament – UNIAN) calls to unconditional immediate release of all prisoners sentenced on politically motivated grounds, including – leaders of the opposition”, - it is said in the 3rd item of the resolution.