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On September 12, Ukraine has sent a letter to Jagland, giving consent to expand powers in the international consultative group, a source in the secretariat of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers told ITAR-TASS.
The group has earlier stated that by November 30 they hope to complete a fact-finding mission on the progress of Ukrainian authorities’ investigation on details of clashes during demonstrations staged in Ukraine’s capital Kiev last winter.The international consultative group has earlier planned to deliver its final report by early 2015. As the mandate will be broadened deadlines may be moved.
The Council of Europe general secretary has initiated creation of the international consultative group in Ukraine. In early May the group began collecting information and monitoring the progress of Ukrainian investigation. The international consultative group includes former president of the European Court of Human Rights from Britain Nicolas Bratza, former judge of this court from Ukraine Vladimir Butkevich, lawmaker of east Ukraine’s Kharkov regional council and former deputy prosecutor in Kharkov region Oleg Anpilogov.