Photo: Press service of border Department of the FSB of the Russian Federation the Republic of Crimea / RIA Novosti
Three ships of the naval forces (naval forces) of Ukraine — boats “Berdyansk” and “Nikopol” and tug “Yana Kapu” was on November 25 sent to Mariupol through the Strait of Kerch to Kiev could show his face. On Thursday, November 29, said the commander of the Ukrainian Navy Igor Voronchenko, UNIAN reports.
He recalled that the Ukrainian security ships passed through the Strait earlier. “Same here. Boat group went with the tow — vessel support”, — said Voronchenko.
“We had to show his face in the Kerch Strait and the Azov sea, and to show the abilities of these boats,” said he. Also Voronchenko declined to call the decision to send ships through the Kerch Strait erroneous.
The commander of the Ukrainian Navy has expressed confidence that Kyiv has not lost their ships — “Berdyansk”, “Nikopol” and “Yana Kapu” will be released, but also said that the Russian military had no right to open fire at Ukrainian courts.
Earlier on Thursday, November 29, Voronchenko said that Ukraine intends to appeal to the world community with the requirement to close for Russia the Bosphorus. The actions of Russia in the Black sea, he was regarded as aggression.
25 November in the area of the Kerch Strait border guards of the FSB detained three ships of naval forces of Ukraine, who without the permission crossed border of the Russian Federation and began a dangerous maneuver. Located on the ships of 24 Ukrainian sailors were arrested by the Russian court for two months.
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