Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, who is now imprisoned in the Kachanivska penal colony in Kharkiv, has been granted permission to have a three-day meeting with her family, the press office of the State Penitentiary Service of Ukraine reported on Thursday, according to UKRINFORM.

"Following the consideration of the prisoner's request, the leadership of Kachanivska Penal Colony No. 54 has granted permission for Tymoshenko to have a long meeting with her mother and daughter," reads the statement.

The service reported that on February 25, Tymoshenko filed a respective request to the leadership of the penal colony asking it to have a meeting with her close relatives from March 9 to March 11 inclusive.

"In accordance with current Ukrainian legislation, the prisoner has the right to have such a long meeting with close relatives once every three months. The meeting in held in a special room with the possibility for visitors to live together with the convict for no more than three days," the service said.

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