The Minister stressed that it is necessary to do everything possible to Nadezhda Savchenko as soon as possible returned to the Ukraine. According to him, the struggle for the return of Hope to their homeland is a joint struggle for fundamental rights and freedoms of the individual.
Vera Savchenko arrived in Latvia to 7 may be present in Riga published in September 2015 autobiography sister "the Strong name of Hope", written by Nadezhda Savchenko during a hunger strike in a Russian prison. The book tells of how Hope was taken to Russia and how was the judicial process, and describes the war in the Donbass. The Foreword is written by one of the lawyers Savchenko Ilya Novikov.
As reported, in March the Sejm adopted a statement condemning the verdict of the Russian court on the case of Nadiya Savchenko. The statement was adopted at the initiative of the Committee on foreign Affairs. It was approved by 65 MPs, and 21 abstained the Deputy of "the Consent".
The statement noted that the verdict was based on "fabricated and politically motivated charges". "Russia, abducting Savchenko illegally and moving it through the international recognized borders of Ukraine, or the unlawful detaining her for a long time, violated international obligations", — stated in the document.
The statement also expressed concerns about the health of Savchenko. MPs call on Russia to immediately release Savchenko on the basis of international commitments and the Minsk agreements, stipulating the release of all political hostages and illegally detained persons.
The document calls for the release of illegal detainees, and other citizens of Ukraine and appeal to the international community to condemn the verdict of a Russian court.