The international court of justice revealed details of a claim of Ukraine against Russia

The international court of justice announced details regarding the claim of Ukraine against Russia lodged on Monday 16 January in the Hague.

A message posted on the official website of the court, transfers «UKRINFORM».

«On the evening of 16 January 2017 Ukraine has initiated proceedings against the Russian Federation concerning alleged violations of the International Convention for the suppression of the financing of terrorism of 9 December 1999 and the International Convention on the elimination of all forms of racial discrimination of 21 December 1965. Both States are parties to these documents», — stated in the message.

As noted in the message of the court, Ukraine in the lawsuit claims that after the Orange revolution in 2004, the state became the subject of increased pressure and intimidation by Russia.

«According to the position of Ukraine, in 2014 the Russian Federation has intensified its intervention in Ukraine to dangerous new levels, «military invading Ukraine, the financing of acts of terrorism and violating the human rights of millions of citizens of Ukraine, including, in the highest degree, the right to life», — stated in the message of the court.

As noted, Ukraine believes that by its actions Russia violates the fundamental principles of international law.

Allegedly, in the East of Ukraine, Russia incites and supports the armed opposition against the government of Ukraine. «Ukraine believes that by its actions Russia violates the fundamental principles of international law, including as enshrined in the International Convention for the suppression of the financing of terrorism,» the court said.

In addition, as noted, part of the claim concerns violations of the Russian Federation to the International Convention on the elimination of all forms of racial discrimination in connection with the situation in the Crimea.

«In his statement, Ukraine argues that in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and city of Sevastopol to the Russian Federation «blatantly disregarded the UN Charter, capturing military force of the sovereign territory of Ukraine». Ukraine declares that «the attempt to legalize its act of aggression, Russia has built the illegal «referendum» in the rush to implement it amid an atmosphere of violence and intimidation against non-Russian ethnic groups», — stated in the materials of the court.

In the published document on six pages contain a detailed list of requirements of Ukraine.

«Ukraine requests the court to adjudge and declare that Russia, through its state organs, state agents and other persons and organizations that exercise governmental authority, and agents acting on its instructions or under the direction and control, in breach of the Convention for the suppression of the financing of terrorism», — stated in the documents and gives a detailed list.

In addition, as noted, Ukraine has filed a request for indication of provisional measures to protect rights.

We will remind, on January 16, Ukraine has filed a lawsuit in the international court of justice to attract the Russian Federation responsible for the Commission of acts of terrorism and discrimination for its illegal aggression against Ukraine. As the President said Petro Poroshenkoduring the three years the Pro-Russian militants have carried out numerous terrorist attacks which have claimed hundreds of thousands of innocent people who were forced to leave their homes.

As part of this claim was conducted 5 meetings and directed 45 music.

The second position in the Ukrainian claim for the application of the Convention on the elimination of all forms of racial discrimination, which also consisted of three sessions and received more than 20 notes.

In addition, the President instructed the foreign Ministry and the Ministry of justice to organize support against Russia filed lawsuits aimed at protecting the interests of Ukrainian public companies.




The international court of justice revealed details of a claim of Ukraine against Russia 17.01.2017

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