Turkey promises assistance for return of Ukrainian territories, citizens kept by Russia

Ombudspersons of Turkey and Ukraine, Şeref Malkoç and Liudmyla Denisova, discussed the observance of citizens' rights in the two countries, Denisova reported. Verkhovna Rada Commissioner for Human Rights Denisova handed over a list with the names of Crimean Tatars, who are being detained in Russia and the temporarily occupied Crimea, to Turkey's Chief Ombudsperson Malkoç. According to the Ukrainian ombudsperson, she asked Mr Malkoç to "assist by all possible means in the return of Ukrainian political prisoners to their homeland." "In turn, Şeref Malkoç promised to strengthen cooperation and assistance in the struggle for the return of Ukrainian citizens and … Continue reading Turkey promises assistance for return of Ukrainian territories, citizens kept by Russia