NATO-Ukraine Commission Discusses Situation in Occupied Territories
NATO emphasized the importance of the full implementation of the Minsk agreements
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The NATO-Ukraine Commission discussed the situation in occupied Crimea and Donbas, the press service of the Ministry of Temporary Occupied Territories and IDPs of Ukraine reported.
The meeting was conducted under the chairmanship of Jens Stoltenberg, NATO’s secretary general. Rose Gottemoeller, NATO’s deputy secretary general and 29 ambassadors of NATO member states participated in the meeting.
Vadym Chernysh informed NATO about the oppression of civil, political and other rights of Ukrainians in the occupied territories of Donbas and Crimea, the economic consequences of the occupation of Ukrainian territories, the illegal use of the Ukrainian natural resources.
Vadym Prystaiko provided extensive information about the aggravation of the situation in the waters of the Sea of Azov due to the destructive actions of the Russian Federation. Prystaiko outlined the possible risks in connection with the threats of the Russian Federation to take active measures in response to the proclamation of autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
NATO emphasized the importance of the full implementation of the Minsk agreements and reaffirmed its support of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, sharply condemning the illegal annexation of Crimea and the armed aggression of the Russian Federation in the east of Ukraine.
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