The Crimea Platform`s Expert Network called on UNESCO to counteract the destroying of the cultural heritage of the occupied Crimea and to expel Russia from the UNESCO

Emine Dzhaparova, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and Head of the National Commission of Ukraine for UNESCO, met with Audrey Azoulay, the UNESCO Director-General, and informed her in detail about the scale of destruction caused by the Russian invaders to the cultural, educational, scientific and sports sectors.

The Head of the National Commission of Ukraine for UNESCO handed over to Audrey Azoulay an open letter from representatives of the Crimea Platform Expert Network calling for counteracting the destruction of the cultural heritage of Crimea and expelling Russia from the Organization.

The officials discussed further support for Ukraine in all areas of UNESCO’s competence. Emine Dzhaparova presented relevant proposals for further cooperation from the sectors of the National Commission for UNESCO.