European Union External Action

Statement by the Spokesperson on the killing of Pavlo Sheremet

Bruxelles, 20/07/2016 - 00:00, UNIQUE ID: 160720_02
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The European Union expresses its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the journalist Pavlo Sheremet, who was killed in the heart of Kyiv this morning.

Such attacks are unacceptable and a swift and transparent investigation must be carried out to bring those responsible for this crime to justice.
The European Union stands alongside the Ukrainian authorities in upholding the freedoms of expression and of the media, and will continue to work to protect journalists in their essential, professional work.

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