Russia is trying to take 200 Ukrainian children.
Commissioner of the President of Ukraine for children’s rights Mykola Kuleba has refuted the information on the organization in the Russian Federation treatment 200 Ukrainian children affected by armed conflict. About it reports “Interfax-Ukraine”.
“The Commissioner of the President of Ukraine on the rights of the child officially reported that any agreements with the representatives of the Russian Federation regarding the necessity of the treatment of Ukrainian children”, – said Kuleba.
The Ombudsman noted that the representatives of the Russian Federation addressed only a request for assistance in returning to Ukraine six children, whose parents own was taken for treatment in Russia.
“Pavel Astakhov, Commissioner for children’s rights at the President of the Russian Federation, had indeed offered to hold a bilateral meeting on neutral territory in Minsk, but our pre-proposal to identify issues for negotiations and no response was received,” – said Kuleba.
Recall, on the eve of the Russian children’s Ombudsman Pavel Astakhov said that about two hundred children affected by the fighting in Ukraine may be transferred for treatment to Russia under auspices of the Ukrainian Ombudsman for children’s rights Mykola Kuleba.
He noted that as evidence that Russia intends to return the children back to Ukraine after treatment, Moscow gave Kyiv a detailed report that taken from 48 children of 40 returned, the life of one child, doctors could not be saved, the other children continue treatment.