Austrian Foreign Ministry Summoned Ukrainian Ambassador Scherba for Talks

PeopleOther ♦ Published: March 11, 2019; 16:46 ♦ (Vindobona)

Journalist Christian Wehrschütz has been barred from entering Ukraine for one year. The Austrian Secretary General of the Foreign Ministry Johannes Peterlik and Harlem Désir, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, demand the lifting of the entry ban for ORF correspondent Christian Wehrschütz.

Ukrainian Ambassador to Austria, H.E. Dr. Olexander Scherba has been summoned for talks at the Austrian Foreign Ministry / Picture: © Ministerium für Auswärtige Angelegenheiten der Ukraine

As announced by Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl, the Secretary General of the Foreign Office, Johannes Peterlik, summoned the Ukrainian Ambassador to Austria for talks at the Foreign Ministry.

Johannes Peterlik demanded the lifting of the entry ban imposed by the Ukrainian authorities and the accreditation for the conflict area on the Ukrainian side of the line of contact for ORF…