Ukraine has not received a single signal from the UN on the terrorist attack in Yelenovka

At the same time, there is close communication with the International Committee of the Red Cross.

The UN did not respond to Ukraine's requests for Yelenovka /

The Commissioner of the Verkhovna Rada for Human Rights Dmytro Lubinets has not yet received any signal from the United Nations regarding the massacre of Ukrainian prisoners of war in the occupied Yelenovka.

Lubinets said this on the air of the All-Ukrainian telethon.

“I can report that we have communication with the International Committee of the Red Cross, the situation with the United Nations is worse. I send letters, official requests. I did this on the first day, immediately after the tragedy. Some kind of signal, even unofficial, I personally did not receive it. I can confirm this publicly,” he said.

It is noteworthy that after Lubinets’s statement, the press secretary of the UN Secretary-General, Stephane Dujarric, confirmed that the UN received requests to investigate the terrorist attack in Yelenovka from Ukraine and the Russian Federation, AJ English reporter at the UN informs Amanda Price in Twitter. Consideration of requests allegedly continues.

“The UN is considering requests from Ukraine and Russia to conduct an investigation into Friday’s deadly attack on a facility where prisoners of war were held in Yelenovka. The UN is studying whether there are conditions that would make an investigation possible,” the UN spokesman said.

The terrorist attack in Yelenovka – what is known

On the night of July 29, an explosion thundered on the territory of the former penal colony in the village of Yelenovka in the temporarily occupied territory of the Donetsk region. As a result, the building was destroyed, which contained Ukrainian prisoners of war, withdrawn from the Azovstal plant.

Immediately after the explosion, Russia accused the Armed Forces of Ukraine of shelling the penal colony. According to the Russian side, more than 50 Ukrainian defenders died, the number of wounded is unknown. Ukrainian law enforcement agencies said that the explosion in Yelenovka was a Russian terrorist attack with the aim of concealing war crimes, discrediting the Armed Forces of Ukraine, disrupting the supply of weapons. They demand that the United Nations Organization and the International Committee of the Red Cross respond immediately to the terrorist attack and send an inspection mission to the territory of the colony.

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According to Ukrainian intelligence, The attack was carried out by mercenaries from the PMC “Wagner” (League) on the personal instructions of the nominal owner of the specified PMC – Evgeny Prigozhin.

In connection with the terrorist attack in Yelenovka, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky noted the need for a clear legal recognition of Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism.

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