Ukrainians, detained in Libya in 2011, will be tried on February 24
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MID) of Ukraine with the reference to the Embassy of Ukraine in Libya, on February 24 the court session in the case of detained in Libya in August 2011 group of foreigners, among whom there were 19 citizens of Ukraine, will be held.
According to MID, yesterday the first session of the court was held in Tripoli, to which the accused were not brought for security reasons. Because of their absence consideration of the case in essence did not take place, the parties only exchanged the primary information.
"MID and the Embassy of Ukraine in Libya keep the case under special control, undertaking all possible measures to ensure the return of our compatriots to their homeland," the message of MID stated.