German foreign minister presses Ukraine on jailed Tymoshenko

June 21, 2013 10:20 AM

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German foreign minister presses Ukraine on jailed Tymoshenko

KIEV (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle condemned the use of "selective justice" in Ukraine and indicated he would press President Viktor Yanukovich on Friday to let his jailed opponent Yulia Tymoshenko go to Germany for medical treatment.

Speaking to journalists before meeting Yanukovich, Westerwelle said: "From our point of view, Mrs Tymoshenko has full rights to an honest judicial hearing and decent medical treatment. The German proposal for medical monitoring and treatment (in Germany) remains on the table."

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