Following the results of the Buchansk summit, a declaration was signed on the responsibility of the Russian occupiers for crimes in Ukraine.
This was reported by the press service of the President's Office.
According to the document, the leaders who took part in the summit decided to condemn the grave crimes committed on the territory of Ukraine, including in Buch, which became a symbol of the horrors of Russian aggression.
Officials also supported the efforts of the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court for important actions to ensure the prosecution of the guilty and the efforts of states in the field of crime investigation.
Leaders welcomed international support and efforts to ensure accountability for serious crimes, including the establishment of a Joint Investigation Team.
The signatories of the Buchansk Declaration called on other states to support the activities of the International Center for the Investigation of Crimes of Aggression against Ukraine as much as possible.
The declaration states that those responsible for planning, conducting and committing the crime of aggression against Ukraine must be punished. The leaders also called on the international community to consider the creation of a justice mechanism to ensure effective accountability for the crime of aggression and supported the creation of an international mechanism to register damages caused by Russia to Ukraine, as well as compensation.
It is worth noting that the Prime Ministers of Slovakia, Eduard Geger, Slovenia, Robert Golob, and Croatia, Andrii Plenkovich, and the President of Moldova, Maia Sandu, and the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, took part in the Buchanan Summit.
World leaders spoke remotely at the Buchanan Summit, including Polish President Andrzej Duda, French President Emmanuel Macron, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda, Czech President Petr Pavel, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and others. Representatives of almost 50 countries and international organizations took part in the summit.
The parties called on other countries to join the Buchan Declaration, because it is open for accession. The summit was held on the anniversary of the de-occupation of Buchi.