On Wednesday, December 18, the UN General Assembly will consider a resolution on the human rights situation in occupied Crimea. The aforementioned was announced by the speaker of the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the UN Oleg Nikolenko via Facebook.
“By tradition, before the New Year, the General Assembly turns draft resolutions into official UN documents. On December 18, a vote will be held on the Ukrainian draft resolution on the protection of human rights on the Crimean peninsula, which was approved by the Third Committee in November”, – Nikolenko wrote.
We remind that on December 14, 2019, the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on the protection of human rights in Crimea under the conditions of Russian occupation. 67 members of the committee voted for the relevant decision, 23 voted against. On December 9, 2019, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution urging Russia to withdraw its troops from the occupied Crimea and stop the temporary occupation of the territory of Ukraine. 63 countries voted for the decision, 19 voted against.