Russia proposed Britain to help to build a bridge across the channel


Photos: Igor Mikhalev / RIA Novosti

Russia ready to share experience in the construction of Crimean bridge with the UK. This is stated in the statement of the Russian Embassy in London.

This statement was made after the British foreign office condemned the commissioning of the bridge across the Kerch Strait. “We are confident that the launch of the Crimean bridge will make a significant contribution to the prosperity of Peninsula and the well-being of its residents, will protect the interests of Crimeans, on which the words care in London. Ready to share the experience of building such complex objects London, for example, across the channel, if there is interest” — according to Russian diplomats.

In Demissie also reminded that the UK has its own territorial problems, in particular, Falkland Islands. “The British authorities refuse to conduct direct negotiations with Argentina to resolve the question of the status of the Falklands. Instead, they held a referendum on the Islands, in which the population voted for the preservation of its status as a British overseas territory, and now in London refer to the will of the falklanders as a confirmation of the territorial jurisdiction of the Falkland Islands the UK. It turns out that there is a referendum can be carried out, and in the Crimea is impossible. Another example of the policy of “double standards” official London” — summed up in the Embassy.

May 16, the American edition of the Washington Examiner urged Ukraine to put an airstrike on the Crimean bridge. According to the author of the material, this object is “outrageous insult” for Ukraine as a nation, and now Kiev has to destroy it, despite the subsequent response of Russia.

A full crossing through the Kerch Strait was opened on 15 may 2018. Linking the Taman and Kerch bridge was the longest in Russia — 19 kilometers. Its construction cost the Federal budget at 228 billion rubles.

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