AKEL MP and chairman of the parliamentary E described the situation in Ukraine as very worrying Interior Committee Aristos Damianou , saying that for the third week the Russian Federation is invading an independent and sovereign state. Mr. Damianou spoke on the show “Morning Inspection” broadcast by Politis 107.6 & amp; 97.6.
“Everybody wishes,” he said, “that there should be a ceasefire as soon as possible and that law should prevail through political and diplomatic process,” adding that international law and the Organization are absent. United Nations.
Asked to answer whether there are any excuses for everything that is happening in Ukraine today, Mr. Damianou replied “certainly not. Ukraine is an independent and sovereign country. “The violation of its territorial integrity, its borders and any other issues should be subject to a political management.” He went on to say that “there would be arguments if there were valid issues concerning self-defense on the part of the Russian Federation. I do not see such issues. “
On the issue of Ukraine's accession to NATO, Mr. Damianou said that “this is a separate issue that can be analyzed, as well as the role of the Americans and the issue of NATO enlargement to the East, but in in no case can this be offset by an illegal invasion. “
Pournara: “They live in the rainwater”
For people who live and walk in the rainwater and sleep in tents, AKEL MP Aristos Damianos spoke to Politis 107.6 who visited the Pournara temporary immigration center on Friday.
“Let us hope,” he said, “that today's visit of the President of the Republic to Pournara receives substantial treatment and not communication management.” He expressed the certainty that in the meantime things will have been done to beautify the image in the center for temporary accommodation of immigrants in view of the visit of the President of the Republic to the area.
Mr. Damianou also referred to what he found during the his visit to Pournara last Friday, saying that “people should live and walk in the rainwater.”
He went on to say that “we saw 12 to 15 children sleeping in a prefabricated cabin on the floor, having a blanket as a pillow and a cover.” He even called on the Minister of Interior, Nikos Nouris, “to accept a chalence for a 24-hour stay where these children live to see if he can endure”.
The AKEL MP stated that “for every 180 unaccompanied children there is only one Social Welfare Officer “, adding that the majority of the 2,500 thousand people in the center are in tents, in miserable living conditions, with most not even shoes.
Listen to the position of the AKEL MP, Aristos Damianos, in the “Morning Inspection” broadcast by Politis 107.6 & amp; 97.6: