What is happening in east Ukraine?: PACE report: "War" in Ukraine, not "conflict"

10:17 Sep. 23, 2016

PACE report: "War" in Ukraine, not "conflict"

General view of the plenary room of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, eastern France (AP photo)

Despite the cautionary term 'conflict' is accepted generally,  some European politicians acknowledge that, in fact, it is a war in eastern Ukraine 

Migration Committee of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly in its report has recognised the fact of an ongoing "war" in Ukraine instead of a conventional term "conflict", according to MP Leonid Yemets.

"PACE Migration Committee has agreed to a proposal to change the title of its report. Now, instead of a faceless term "conflict in Ukraine" there comes a clear recognition of the fact: ‘war in Ukraine'," the deputy wrote on Facebook.

According to the MP, it is not just a word game, but a clear, and also legal, statement of the objective realities of the events in Ukraine.

PACE rapporteur Egidijus Vareikis has already confirmed this information to an UNIAN correspondent. 

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