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UN Secretary-General António Guterres mentioned that the United Nations is launching a mission whose activity might be to gather details in regards to the deaths of Ukrainian prisoners of warfare in Yelenovka.
Based on Guterres, quoted by Reuters, each Russia and Ukraine have requested the UN to conduct such an investigation.
Particulars might be introduced later, Guterres mentioned, including that each side of the battle ought to agree on the work of the mission.
On July 29, 50 Ukrainian prisoners of warfare had been killed within the colony in Yelenovka and greater than 70 had been injured. Russia claims that Ukraine launched a missile assault on the colony. Kyiv denies these accusations and claims that the Russian aspect is guilty, which wished to cover “traces of torture and execution of prisoners.”
Earlier, the Ukrainian authorities mentioned that they had contacted the UN in reference to the incident in Yelenovka, however didn’t obtain any response.
The Ministry of Protection of the Russian Federation, two days after the demise of prisoners of warfare in Yelenovka, acknowledged that “within the pursuits of conducting an goal investigation,” Russia invited specialists from the UN and the Pink Cross. On the identical time, the Worldwide Committee of the Pink Cross acknowledged that the staff couldn’t get hold of the consent of the Russian aspect to go to Yelenovka, which, as emphasised, violates the Geneva Conventions.
What is thought about what occurred in Yelenovka
- A missile assault was carried out on a colony within the Donbass the place Ukrainian prisoners had been stored. The General Employees of the Armed Forces of Ukraine claims that Russia did it. Russian Protection Ministry accuses Ukrainians