Acting head of the Odessa regional state administration Svetlana Shatalova in connection with a fire at the hotel “Tokyo star” and human victims intends to appeal to the Council of national security and defense of Ukraine order was developed and amended legislation to avoid failures in the verification of fire safety on objects.

“…it was planned verification of SSES compliance with fire regulations, to which SSES are not allowed due to the change of the tenant (hotels – if). This check could prevent a tragedy! To really make this “scheme” avoiding responsibility, prepare a letter to the national security Council on the need to develop and implement changes in legislation to clarify the inspections of fire safety, covering not only the legal entity is a business entity, but also the object on which the temporary accommodation of tourists”, – Shatalov wrote on Facebook.

She noted that all the necessary examinations must be carried out in the shortest possible time. “Asked the President’s Office to help in accelerating fire-technical examination, which will help to determine the cause of the fire,” – said the acting head of the regional state administration.

Shatalov has underlined that in the hotel there were a lot of foreigners, representation of the MFA in Odessa in contact with them to gather information and to inform their families and the relevant diplomatic missions and Department of State migration service in Odessa region coordinates work on their identification and documentation.

The Odessa city Council provides all victims with hot meals, a decision on their temporary accommodation in communal facilities, said acting head of regional state administration.

According to Shatalov, with the aim of complex approach to the problem, conducting preventive and precautionary measures, Monday will be established an interdepartmental working group to monitor the activities of such entities temporary accommodation on the territory of Odessa and Odessa region.