Statement by the members of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council in condemnation of Russian aggression against Ukraine

4th March 2022

At a recent meeting of the Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, Members approved that a statement be issued condemning Russian aggression against the government and people of Ukraine as follows:-

“Fermanagh and Omagh District Council condemns the aggressive and unwarranted actions of Russia and especially its President, Vladimir Putin towards the people of Ukraine.

The Council stands with the international community in expressing its solidarity and support for the people of Ukraine at this time of crisis.

Furthermore the Council calls on Russia to end this act of aggression immediately and for dialogue to restore peace and respect for international law.”

The Council has approved the illumination of Enniskillen Castle and Strule Arts Centre will be illuminated blue, the national colour of Ukraine, on Monday 7 March 2022 to demonstrate its support for President Zelenskyy and the people of Ukraine.