Kosma Złotowski in Mukhtar Ablyazov’s case

  • 30.10.2014
  • Author: Tomasz Kłosowicz

On Thursday, 30 October 2014, the Polish MEP Kosma Złotowski, a member of the EURONEST Eastern Partnership Parliamentary Assembly, has written to French, Ukrainian and Polish governmental representatives on the case of Mukhtar Ablyazov, a Kazakh oppositionist and the main political opponent of the President Nursultan Nazarbayev.

Letters were addressed to:

  • French President - Mr Francois Hollande,
  • French Minister of Foreign Affairs - Mr Laurent Fabius,
  • French Minister of Justice - Ms Christiane Taubira,
  • French Minister of Interior - Mr Bernard Cazeneuve,
  • Ukrainian President - Mr Petro Poroshenko,
  • Ukrainian General Prosecutor - Mr Yarema Hryhorovych,
  • Ukrainian Minister of Justice - Mr Pavlo Petrenko,
  • Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs - Mr Grzegorz Schetyna,
  • Polish Minister of Justice - Mr Cezary Grabarczyk.

 Earlier this month, on the 9 October at the European Parliament in Brussels, K. Złotowski met with Ms Alma Shalabayeva, a wife of M. Ablyazov. On the same day she participated in the organized by the Open Dialog Foundation manifestation against human rights violations in Kazakhstan.

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