Poroshenko urges UN secretary general to pay attention to human rights violations in Crimea, Donbas
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres during a meeting in Davos, Switzerland, have coordinated their positions ahead of Ukraine's chairmanship in the UN Security Council.
Poroshenko congratulated Guterres on having been elected UN Secretary General and expressed hope that Guterres will adhere to basic principles and goals of the UN Charter, first of all, respect to sovereignty and territorial integrity of states, the Ukrainian president's press service reported.
"The parties discussed prospects of further interaction in the framework of the UN given the membership of Ukraine in the UN Security Council and coordinated positions ahead of Ukraine's presidency in the UN Security Council in February 2017," the report reads.
The Head of State urged the UN secretary general to pay greater attention to the violation of human rights in the occupied Crimea and Donbas.
Poroshenko also briefed Guterres about the lawsuit against Russia submitted by Ukraine to the UN International Court of Justice.
The president invited the UN secretary general to make a visit to Ukraine.