United States preparing to sail warship into Black Sea

United States preparing to sail warship into Black Sea

United States preparing to sail warship into Black Sea

"When the investigation is over, there will be a trial", he told reporters after a meeting in Milan of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). "We will be able to speak about ways of facilitating their fate or of reaching an agreement on definite steps only after the court brings out its decision".

Kiev and Moscow agreed in 2003 to share access to the Azov Sea, but Russian Federation, after the annexation of Crimea and the construction of a bridge connecting it to the peninsula, made it hard for Ukrainian ships to access.

Ukraine's foreign minister on Thursday reiterated his country's call for the release and safe return of the 24 Ukrainian sailors.

The Minister of defence said that the Navy, when they are ready to resume use of the Kerch Strait. "This is a crime recognized by any country". "Even the United States' closest allies already find them annoying", Lavrov said.

"We acted exactly the same as before".

The Ukrainian military has been on increased readiness as part of martial law introduced in the country in the wake of the November 25, 2018 incident in the Sea of Azov, in which the Russian coast guard fired upon and seized three Ukrainian navy vessels along with their crews.

They were later given medical assistance.

Some units were transferred from Russia's far east to the Ukrainian border in September during Vostok-2018, Russia's biggest war games since the fall of the Soviet Union.

He said in the case of full-scale military actions, not only the collapse of political systems, but also for the states themselves, the consequences could be catastrophic.

Foreign ministers will use a meeting in Brussels on Monday to formally approve travel bans and asset freezes on nine Ukrainians involved in the polls in the Donetsk and Lugansk "People's Republics" last month, which the United States blasted as a "sham" and the European Union has called "illegal and illegitimate".

Iran and the European Union are working on new financial mechanisms to create inter-Bank communication channel Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), which is to replace the SWIFT and will allow you to circumvent USA sanctions against Tehran.

Was later published evidence of Russia's violations of the law of the sea, and President Poroshenko expressed hope that the countries-members of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation "is ready to move Navy ships to the Azov sea, in order to help Ukraine".

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