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13
October
2021

Ukraine's MFA raises issue of Poklonskaya's criminal activities with Cape Verde govt – Nikolenko

KYIV. Oct 13 (Interfax-Ukraine) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Ukraine has already raised before the government of Cape Verde the issue of the criminal activities of the former prosecutor of Crimea and former deputy of the State Duma Natalia Poklonskaya, who was appointed as Russian ambassador to Cape Verde, Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Oleh Nikolenko has said.

"It will not be possible to hide even in Africa. The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has already put before the government of Cape Verde the issue of the criminal activities of citizen Poklonskaya," Nikolenko told Interfax-Ukraine on Wednesday.

The spokesperson said that Poklonskaya is under sanctions from Ukraine, the EU, the United States, Canada and Japan.

"Due to the appointment of Natalia Poklonskaya as Russia’s ambassador to Cape Verde, we remind that the former prosecutor of the Russian occupation administration in Crimea is wanted for treason against our state. She is under sanctions from Ukraine, the EU, the United States, Canada and Japan," he said.