Photo: Press service of border Department of the FSB of the Russian Federation for Republic of Crimea
The transfer of Ukrainian ships detained by the Russian authorities in the area of the Kerch Strait in November 2018, is in the final stage. This was reported by Advisor to the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak, reports the edition “New time”.
“The process of returning small armored boats “Berdyansk “and “Nikopol” and tug “Yana Kapu” (…) already at the final stage,” said Yermak.
Earlier the edition “Duma” reported that the detainees courts went three Ukrainian ship. In Russia, about the beginning of the process is not commented on.
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. Later, the Russian foreign Ministry said that the return condition of the courts is to guarantee their safety as evidence.
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.
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