On June 14, 2016, at the initiative of the Ukrainian side the delegation of Ukraine headed by First Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine Nataliia Sevostianova and Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Sergiy Kyslytsya consulted in Geneva with the members of the Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) on the issues regarding their visit to Ukraine. Ways to improve the cooperation between the Ukrainian side and the SPT members during their visit to Ukraine were discussed.
The Ukrainian side reiterated its commitment to the fulfillment of the international treaty obligations in full. Special circumstances and difficulties during the said visit under the large-scale military aggression against our country were emphasized, particularly in the context of the antiterrorist operation in its Southern East.
It was agreed to take a number of measures, implementation of which will contribute to achieving greater efficiency in the cooperation and creating favorable conditions for full implementation of the SPT mandate.