The UN General Assembly on Tuesday adopted the “The situation with human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol, Ukraine” resolution.
According to the press service of the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the UN, 64 states voted for the adoption of the document against 23.
Thirty-eight states co-sponsored the resolution. Among the key provisions of the resolution: the requirement for the Russian Federation to stop the resettlement of its population in Crimea, stop the mass persecution of activists, release political prisoners, etc.
The resolution also calls on the international community “to continue, in the framework of international advocacy, to condemn violations of the Russian Federation of human rights in the Crimea at both bilateral and multilateral levels.”
As you know, on December 9, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution “The problem of the militarization of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol, Ukraine, as well as parts of the Black and Azov Seas.” Among the key points of the resolution is the demand for the Russian Federation to withdraw troops from Crimea.