Persons who attacked Hasidic teenagers in Uman should be brought to justice, - Foreign Minister

20 October, 15:01
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Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has condemned the attack on Hasidic teenagers in the city of Uman, Cherkasy region, noting that the attackers should be brought to justice.
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"I condemn the attack on Hasidic teenagers in Uman. All the circumstances of the incident must be found out, and the attackers must be brought to justice. Ukraine was, is and will continue to be committed to the principles of non - discrimination and peaceful coexistence of representatives of all faiths and national minorities," Kuleba wrote on Twitter on Monday, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

As reported, on October 18, an Israeli citizen born in 2003 contacted the Uman Police Department and reported that an unknown person had inflicted injuries on him on Sofia Perovskaya Street. The police of Uman is identifying the persons involved in the offense. Criminal proceedings were initiated on this ground under Part 4 of Article 296 (hooliganism) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, which provides the sanction of 3-7 years imprisonment.

According to the United Jewish community in the Telegram channel, the attack was carried out behind the grave of Rabbi Nachman, three people in their 20s and 22s attacked two Hasidic teenagers aged 17 and 15. The younger one managed to escape. The older one was stabbed.