Transfer 18 Ukrainians convicted in Crimea to Kyiv will be in September, "RIA Crimea" reports referring to the press-secretary of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Ukraine Mykhailo Chaplyga.
"We expected that the transfer of the convicted would happen before the end of August, but it is obvious that it will be in September", — Chaplyga said.
Press-secretary of the Ombudsman confirmed this informationIn while conversation with QirimInfo.
He also said that the Russian side is working on the elimination of the legal issues that prevent from transferring prisoners.
According to him, the transfer of prisoners to Kyiv will be possible immediately after the removal of such legal hiccups. Kyiv keeps this issue under constant control and weekly contacts with the Russian side on this issue.