Ukraine: Council of Europe statement

Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić
Marija Pejčinović Burić, Secretary General of the Council of Europe

Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe said on Thursday 24 February 2022 that "the recognition of the so-called 'people's republics' of Donetsk and Lugansk by the Russian Federation is contrary to international law and constitutes a unilateral violation of the Minsk agreements - which remain the only basis for a settlement of the conflict in the Donbass."

Destination NapoleonThe European Federation of Napoleonic Cities, a cultural route of the Council of Europe, reaffirms its commitment to the efforts to guarantee the rule of law on the European continent.

More information: Council of Europe website

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