"According to the decision of the Verkhovna Rada, they (the materials) should be passed to the government. They have already been prepared. We are holding consultations with foreign experts," he said.
The Prosecutor General's Office intends to hand over the documents to the Cabinet of Ministers within the current week (April 27-30).
After that Ukraine will make a statement recognizing the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court and submit it with the materials regarding the annexation of Crimea.
The prosecutor of the Hague Tribunal will start to check the materials after receiving to decide on the issue of opening the proceedings.
It should be reminded that Prime Minister Arsenii Yatseniuk urged the Ministry of Justice on March 11 to provide the International Criminal Court in the Hague with Russian President Vladimir Putin's interview from the trailer to the "Crimea - Way back home" documentary produced by the TV channel Russia, which tells about the Russia's annexation of Crimea. The Ministry of Justice has sent this motion-picture for the examination which found a violation of international law in the statements of Putin and Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. After that the materials were passed to the Prosecutor General's Office to prepare the statement of claim.