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The commissioner of the Council of Europe will go up to the end

Yesterday two-day visit to Krasnodar territory commissioner of the Council of Europe under human rights Alvaro Hil - has come to the end with Roblesa. Studying of a situation with Turks - meshetintsami was the Overall objective of its visit to Krasnodar territory. Having visited places of their compact residing on Kuban, the ombudsman has promised that in December when it will represent the report under human rights to Russia, he will give in it the big place to Krasnodar territory as unsuccessful in this respect to region. And on objections of representatives of local authorities the commissioner has noticed: you cannot demand observance of human rights from others if not in a condition to provide them at home .
the Trip of the commissioner of the Council of Europe under human rights has passed in frameworks of preparation of its report on a state of affairs with human rights in Russia which will be presented committee of ministers of the Council of Europe in December of this year. Before arrival to Kuban the main ombudsman of Europe has visited Khabarovsk, Irkutsk, Ekaterinburg, Nizhni Tagil and Kazan. On a trip on the Russian regions Alvaro Hil - Roblesa accompany the representative under human rights at the president of Russia Vladimir Lukin and the chairman of the Commission of Human Rights at the head of the state Ella Pamfilova.

Having arrived to Krasnodar, mister Hil - Robles has met the Kuban legal experts, but studying of a situation with Turks - meshetintsami became an overall objective of its visit to Krasnodar territory. For this purpose it has visited the Crimean area where Turks - meshetintsy compactly live. After that its meeting with the plenipotentiary of the president in Southern federal district Vladimir Jakovlevym and the governor of Kuban Alexander Tkachevym has taken place.

Mister Hil - Roblesa has repeatedly repeated it:

- It is impossible will agree that these people (Turks - meshetintsy. - ) many long years live without the certain status. It is the negative side of a situation in edge, despite its successes in economy and social sphere.

the plenipotentiary of the president of the Russian Federation in JUFO Vladimir Jakovlev has expressed opinion of the authorities: For us it is important, that there were no double standards. It is necessary to consider interests and the radical Cossack population. Why the Council of Europe does not pay attention to infringement of the rights of the Russian-speaking population in Baltic? .

the commissioner has answered this remark that he personally repeatedly specified to leaders of the Baltic states, including to Latvia, in infringement of the rights of the Russian-speaking population. you can be convinced of it if will read my report on a site of the commissioner, it is absolutely accessible, - Alvaro Hil - Robles has advised to the plenipotentiary and has underlined, - you cannot demand from others observance of human rights if not in a condition to provide them at home. I once again repeat: a problem in the Russia!

After such exchange of remarks discussion has passed in quieter channel. The commissioner of the Council of Europe under human rights has promised to achieve a full solution of a problem a Turk - meshetintsev. And even personally to bring the president of Georgia Michael Saakashvili an attention to the question on returning to Georgia that their part which considers this country the as the historical native land.

Ella Pamfilova has suggested to achieve the special Decree of the president according to which citizenship of Russia can be given all problem ethnic groups living in territory of the country. Including to Turks - meshetintsam. Vladimir Lukin has expressed more categorically:

- I am going to address in the near future in the Constitutional court that it has defined, whether are the former citizens of the USSR - Turks - meshetintsy - the Russian citizens. But it would not be desirable to bring matters to court.

As it was found out at a meeting, to court does not wish to bring matters and the governor of Kuban Alexander Tkachev. He has promised to the commissioner of the Council of Europe under human rights on justice to decide destiny of those a Turk - meshetintsev which remain to live in Russia.

before a departure to Moscow Alvaro Hil - Robles has expressed hope that in December when it will represent the report under human rights to Russia in which big enough place will be given Krasnodar territory as unsuccessful in this respect to region, the problem a Turk - meshetintsev will be completely solved .

SVETLANA turjalaj, Krasnodar