Strasbourg, 18 February 2014 - The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland, issued the following statement:
‘’I strongly condemn the renewed outbreak of violence in Kiev resulting in the loss of lives. I call upon all political forces in Ukraine to act responsibly and refrain from further violent actions. The Rada should now have a serious debate on how to end the crisis. The Council of Europe stands ready to assist Ukraine with its legal and constitutional experts’’.
Committee of Ministers on situation in Ukraine
Message of solidarity to civil society representatives in Ukraine
Parliamentary Assembly monitors, in Kyiv, strongly condemn violence in Ukraine
Ukraine and the Council of Europe