Czech House resolution labels current Russian regime as terrorist

RESOLUTION of the Chamber of Deputies of the 45th session of 15 November 2022:
On the escalating Russian aggression in Ukraine, crimes against the Ukrainian civilian population and support for the establishment of a special international criminal tribunal to investigate war crimes committed by the armed forces and security forces of the Russian Federation

16. 11. 2022

Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic

Further to Resolution No. 109 on the opinion of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic on the Russian aggression against Ukraine of 24 February 2022, Resolution No. 185 on the current situation in Ukraine - Opinion of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic on the situation in Ukraine and the massacre in Buchi of 5. 194 on the commemoration of the genocide of the Ukrainian people during the famine organised by the Stalinist regime of the Soviet Union (1932-1933) of 6 April 2022 and Resolution 272 on support for the territorial integrity of Ukraine and condemnation of the war aggression of the Russian Federation of 15 June 2022

  1. Condemns the Russian aggression in Ukraine, in accordance with UN General Assembly Resolution of 2 March 2022, Council of Europe Resolution 2463 of 13 October 2022 and Inter-Parliamentary Union Resolution of 14 October 2022;
  2. Condemns in particular the large-scale attacks on civilians, civilian objects and key energy infrastructure, which are an apparent attempt to achieve political objectives by intimidating the civilian population and are consistent with terrorist methods;
  3. Notes that these attacks cause widespread reduction or cessation of energy, water or heat supplies, endangering the civilian population. The shelling and deployment of military units on the site of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant are a threat not only on the territory of Ukraine. Direct or indirect threats to use nuclear weapons, as well as false and unfounded accusations of Ukraine planning to use weapons of mass destruction, are a dangerous escalation of tensions and a threat to European security;
  4. Designates the current Russian regime as terrorist, in accordance with the resolution of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe;
  5. Does not recognise the results of the so-called referendums called by the Russian Federation on the sovereign territory of Ukraine in the Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporozhye regions, which aim to legitimise Russian aggression and annexation of Ukrainian territory;
  6. Expresses its support for the efforts of the Minister of Foreign Affairs to establish a special tribunal to prosecute crimes of aggression, as well as for the investigations conducted by the International Criminal Court leading to the prosecution of war crimes and crimes against humanity, and expresses its support and thanks to the Government of the Czech Republic for the assistance it has provided to Ukraine so far, whether humanitarian, economic, political, diplomatic or in the supply of military material;
  7. Expresses its support and great thanks to the governors, mayors, firefighters, soldiers, police officers, medics and citizens for their handling of the whole situation and all the assistance.