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 We cannot grant amnesty to those who shelled Mariupol and shot down Malaysian Boeing - Klimkin

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Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin denies possibility of granting amnesty to militants involved in shelling of Mariupol (the Donetsk region) on Jan. 24 and Malaysian Airliner downing in summer 2014.

He said in an interview to Channel 5, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.

"May we include in the amnesty those who shot down Malaysian Airliner? Those who organized attacks on Mariupol? No, we certainly may not!" Klimkin said.

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He also noted that he excludes the possibility of the militants' appointment to senior positions after the elections in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

The minister said that the elections in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions must be held according to the standards and under monitoring of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

It should be reminded that 30 people were killed and 116 more were injured by the shelling of residential neighborhoods in Mariupol city (the Donetsk region) from Grad multiple rocket launchers Jan. 24.

See also: Russian Federation Army Major General Alexei Zavizion ran shelling of Kramatorsk and Mariupol - Security Service of Ukraine. PHOTOS

 
 
 
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