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Poroshenko signed law on ratification of protocols to European Convention on Human Rights

  • Poroshenko signed law on ratification of protocols to European Convention on Human Rights

Kyiv: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed the law on the ratification of the Protocols to the European Convention on Human Rights, which details the rules for filing lawsuits with the European Court of Human Rights. This was announced by the chairman of the Ukrainian delegation to the PACE, Vladimir Ariev.

"The President signed the law on ratification of 15 and 16 protocols to the European Convention on Human Rights. This is an important document that clearly regulates the state's obligations to the European Court of Human Rights and details the rules for filing lawsuits in the ECHR. The Supreme Court of Ukraine also becomes a body that can apply to the ECtHR for the interpretation of the Convention. Actually, before you one more proof of the fact that Ukraine fulfills its obligations to the Council of Europe, "said Ariev.

Earlier, on June 1, the European Court of Human Rights confirmed the adoption of the legal position of the Ukrainian side in the case of human rights violations in the Crimea.


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