Ukraine will consistently draw UNESCO's attention to violations in Crimea

17.07.2020, 11:30
Ukraine and world
Emine Dzhaparova - фото 1
Emine Dzhaparova
Ukraine will regularly draw UNESCO's attention to violations occurring in the annexed Crimea.

This was stated by the first Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Head of the National Commission of Ukraine for UNESCO, Emine Dzhaparova, Krym.Realii reports.

“In terms of illegal occupation of the Crimea by Russia a priority for Ukraine to UNESCO in the future will remain using the organization's ability to attract the attention of the international community to the acute problems in the territory temporarily occupied the Peninsula,” said the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine noted that it is necessary to regularly inform UNESCO about Russia's actions that threaten the preservation of cultural and historical values of heritage sites in Crimea.

Former Deputy Foreign Minister Serhiy Kyslytsia, speaking at the 40th session of the UNESCO General Conference in Paris, said that Russia's actions in Crimea pose a 'considerable danger' for Chersonesos and the Khan's Palace in Bakhchisaray.