Lavrov: the behavior of Savchenko in court did not allow admission to Ukrainian doctors

Lavrov: the behavior of Savchenko in court did not allow admission to Ukrainian doctors


MOSCOW, March 9. The defiance of the accused Nadezhda Savchenko during the trial made it impossible to provide access to Ukrainian doctors. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov on the phone to his Ukrainian counterpart Paul Klimkin. As noted in the Russian foreign Ministry, the telephone conversation was initiated by the Ukrainian side.

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The head of the foreign Ministry of Ukraine raised the issue of access of Ukrainian doctors to Savchenko for her medical examination, reported in the Russian depodesta.

“It was Klimkin said that the Russian side has taken steps to meet the request to visit Savchenko Ukrainian doctors in exceptional cases, based on the principles of humanism, the message of the Russian foreign Ministry. – The judge of the Donetsk city court where the criminal case against Savchenko, was ready to provide Ukrainian physicians access to the prisoner on March 9. However, defiant behavior during Savchenko held on the same day of the hearing and her insulting remarks against the court changed the situation, making impossible the exercise of such a visit”.

“As a result, the judge decided to sentence announcement on March 21 to cancel all visits to the defendant – said the Russian foreign Ministry. – For the health of Savchenko, which in recent times don’t stop to worry Ukrainian and Western politicians and journalists, it is not of concern. Savchenko feels well, exercises. She is under the constant supervision of Russian doctors.”

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The health condition of Nadiya Savchenko is not of concern, she feels fine, said in Russian depodesta.

“As for the health of Nadiya Savchenko, which in recent times don’t stop to worry Ukrainian and Western politicians and journalists, it is not serious, – said the Russian foreign Ministry. – Savchenko feels well, exercises. She is under the constant supervision of Russian doctors.”