Secretary General of Europe hails release of Lutsenko and Philipchuk

12:52, 08 April 2013
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Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland has greeted the release of former Interior Minister of Ukraine Yuri Lutsenko.

It is said in the statement passed to UNIAN information agency.

“I hail the decision of President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych to pardon former Ministers Yuri Lutsenko and Philipchuk and four other people. It is in spirit of decision of the European Court of Human Rights”, - it is said in the statement.

“I believe that Ukraine will fulfill the decision of the court on case concerning former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko”, - added Thorbjørn Jagland.

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