feedback on EU tribunal suggestion

73 feedback on EU tribunal suggestion

The International Ministry branded the bloc’s high diplomat “unprofessional” for suggesting that some Russians be tried

Russia has lambasted EU Excessive Consultant for International Affairs Josep Borrell for suggesting {that a} particular tribunal could possibly be set as much as attempt sure Russian residents over the Ukraine battle.

Talking to the Russian media outlet RIA Novosti on Saturday, a consultant of the nation’s International Ministry stated: “We already have used to Borrell’s unprofessional and confrontational statements that don’t have anything to do with diplomacy.

The official added that the sheer thought of building “some tribunal ‘to carry Russians accountable’ is basically prejudiced in its very wording and has nothing to do with actual justice.

The International Ministry identified that “nobody gave [Borrell] the proper to resolve who’s responsible.

It additionally went on to argue that Brussels’ silence on the shelling of Donetsk on September 19, which killed 16 civilians, together with two kids, was additional proof that the EU has given up any pretense of objectivity by now.

Civilian cities of Donbass proceed to come back underneath bombardment, there isn’t any finish in sight. And Borrell is just not condemning these egregious acts, and never calling for an investigation and punishment for these accountable,” the International Ministry consultant lamented.

Talking to the media outlet Politico earlier this week, Borrell stated that Brussels is open to the concept of a particular tribunal for sure Russian residents.

We’re very a lot in favor of creating the Russians accountable for what they’ve executed,” the official clarified.

The diplomat additionally defined that since neither Russia nor Ukraine is a member of the worldwide penal court docket, some third jurisdiction could be preferable for such a tribunal.

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