KyivPost

European party demands permission for Tymoshenko to take tests at EU labs

Print version
March 1, 2012, 6:26 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine

The European People's Party (EPP) has demanded that the Ukrainian authorities allow toxicological tests of former Ukrainian Premier Yulia Tymoshenko be conducted at independent laboratories in the European Union.
© AP

SEE ALSO
The European People's Party (EPP) has demanded that the Ukrainian authorities allow toxicological tests of former Ukrainian Premier Yulia Tymoshenko be conducted at independent laboratories in the European Union. "The EPP asks the government of Ukraine to allow similar independent international medical examinations to take place on a regular basis in the future and asks the authorities to allow the holding of regular toxicology analyses at independent laboratories in the European Union," reads a resolution approved by the EPP on Feb. 29 during a summit in Brussels, which was published on the Web site of the Batkivschyna Party on Thursday.

The EPP also called on the Ukrainian authorities not to question the findings of international medical experts that had examined Tymoshenko and "if required, to allow medical treatment outside the prison system."

The party also expressed deep concern about the state of health of Tymoshenko and former Ukrainian Interior Minister Yuriy Lutsenko, as well as the conditions in prison that are dangerous for their health, and demanded the immediate release of Yulia Tymoshenko, Yuriy Lutsenko and other political prisoners.
comments powered by Disqus

KyivPost

© 1995–2014 Public Media

Web links to Kyiv Post material are allowed provided that they contain a URL hyperlink to the www.kyivpost.com material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. Otherwise, all materials contained on this site are protected by copyright law and may not be reproduced without the prior written permission of Public Media at news@kyivpost.com
All information of the Interfax-Ukraine news agency placed on this web site is designed for internal use only. Its reproduction or distribution in any form is prohibited without a written permission of Interfax-Ukraine.