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Secretary General Jagland and Austrian Foreign Minister Kurz on joint mission to Kiev

10/03/2014

Secretary General Jagland and Austrian Foreign Minister Kurz on joint mission to Kiev
 

Strasbourg, 10 March 2014 - Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland and Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz visited Kiev on Monday for talks with the acting government and civil society. They met with the Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk and the Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov, with whom they discussed measures of legal assistance to Ukraine in the current crisis.

 

The Council of Europe offers its expertise in the areas of human rights, in particular those of minorities, the establishment of an International Advisory Panel to oversee investigations into recent acts of violence in Ukraine and legal advice towards new legislation, constitutional and electoral reform.
 
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