Ukraine’s Prosecutor General discussed with EU Parliament President the prosecution of war criminals

Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Andriy Kostin informed on March 5, 2023, that during a meeting with the head of the European Parliament, Roberta Metsola, they discussed bringing to justice Russian military guilty of war crimes on the territory of Ukraine.

Source: Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Andriy Kostin, EU Parliament President Roberta Metsola

“We discussed the mechanisms of bringing those guilty of war crimes to justice and the support that Ukraine receives from the European community. The Prosecutor General thanked the EU for the practical assistance of the Prosecutor General’s Office in ensuring the investigation of war crimes, the number of which is increasing every day,” reported Andriy Kostin.

In turn, Roberta Metsola noted that peace requires responsibility and freedom.

“I reiterated the EU’s pledge to ensure perpetrators of Russian war crimes face justice, to Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Andriy Kostin. Setting up the International Centre for Prosecution of Crimes of Aggression is an important step,” tweeted the EU Parliament President.

Andriy Kostin noted that Ukraine is grateful to European partners for the steps they are taking to establish a special tribunal for the crime of aggression as soon as possible.

“We are on the same path together – the path of restoring justice,” added Ukraine’s Prosecutor General.

See also: 29 states have already joined the coalition to create a special tribunal for Russia

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