Cargo ships under the bridge through Kerch ProLite: Max Vetrov / RIA
The terms of the transfer of Ukraine detained the Russian authorities warships are not affiliated with the summit in “Norman format” and did not change over the time. This is with reference to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia, reports “Interfax”
“Originally made to offer Kiev all this time, did not lose its relevance. They can do this at any time”, — quotes Agency the statement of the diplomatic Department. The foreign Ministry recalled that the return condition of the courts is the guarantee of their safety as evidence.
A day earlier, on 15 November, it was reported that Russia planned to transfer to Ukraine the small armored boat “Berdyansk” and “Nikopol” and the tug “Yana Kapu” before the summit “Norman format”, which will take place on 9 December in Paris.
On 5 November, the Federation Council member Sergei Tsekov announced the condition for the return of Ukrainian ships. According to him, Kyiv must accept their own provocation and violation of international norms.
25 Nov 2018 border Department of the FSB of Russia detained in the area of the Kerch Strait, three ships of naval forces of Ukraine, who crossed the Russian border, did not respond to requests to stop and began a dangerous maneuver. In Moscow actions of the Ukrainian side called provocation. Criminal case about violation of the state border.
Kiev found Moscow’s actions “an act of military aggression,” in some areas of the country, bordering Russia and Transnistria, martial law was imposed.
A new summit in the Normandy format with participation of the leaders of Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine — to be held on 9 December. These parties in February 2015 have agreed on the Minsk agreement designed to resolve the conflict in the Donbass.
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