In a statement published in Russian, Vereshchuk calls on the Russian authorities to provide lists of children deported to Russia.
Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine – Minister for the Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine Irina Vereshchuk publicly appealed to the Russian Commissioner for Human Rights Tatiana Moskalkova and the Russian Commissioner for Children’s Rights Maria Lvova-Belova, demanding to provide lists of all Ukrainian children, whom the aggressor country illegally exported from the temporarily occupied territories to Russia. The corresponding statement was published by the minister in her Telegram channel.
“I propose to immediately transfer to the Ukrainian side the lists of all orphans and children deprived of parental care who: 1) were citizens of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, up to 18 years old inclusive, 2) are now in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine, 3) were taken out of temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine to Russian territory,” Vereshchuk said.
She noted that the lists can be sent to the official e-mail of the Ministry of Reintegration.
Message from Irina Vereshchuk
Recall, according to President Volodymyr Zelensky, during the war of the Russian Federation in Ukraine, the deportation of more than 16 thousand children was recorded, and the real numbers could be even higher. At the same time, Kyiv was officially able to return home about 300 children.
Focus also wrote that the International Criminal Court in The Hague issued an arrest warrant for Putin. In addition to the Russian dictator, a court in The Hague issued an arrest warrant for Maria Lvova-Belova, authorized by the President of Russia for children’s rights.
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