“Convict Tymoshenko upon relevant request has against received permission for a meeting with EU Ambassador to Ukraine Teixeira. Earlier, on the same request, the convict had received permission for such a meeting, but the ambassador did not arrive for a meeting with Tymoshenko then,” reads the statement.
The penitentiary service stressed that Teixeira did not send any requests to meet with Tymoshenko, as last time.
“The decision to permit the meeting is based only in convict Tymoshenko’s request. She insists on a meeting with the EU ambassador to Ukraine and says that they have agreed upon it in advance, she demands the meeting to be held despite the conclusion of Ukrainian and German doctors to recommend her refraining from meetings for a while,” the service said.