The escalation of the conflict in the sea of Azov can be avoided without breaking the Treaty between Ukraine and the Russian Federation on cooperation in using the Azov sea and the Kerch Strait. This opinion in the program “Pulse” in the air of TV channel “112 Ukraine” said the Deputy Minister of the temporarily occupied territories Yury Grimchak.
“I believe that any and all actions of the state should be realized in a very simple rule – if any action is hurting our country far more harm to our enemy is to do. If not, this is not necessary”, – he said.
According to the Deputy Minister, over time, the conflict in the sea of Azov can be resolved with existing methods.
“Today, I think, and the ways and tools that are used, they after some time will enable to resolve this problem”, – said the Grimchak.
On the questions whether it is possible to do without breaking the Treaty with Russia, Grimchak nodded.
We will remind, the national security Council and defense of Ukraine approved the complex of measures aimed at protecting Ukraine’s national interests in the southern regions, in the waters of the Azov and Black seas.
25 March 2018, the State border service of Ukraine detained in the Azov sea the vessel “Nord” under the flag of Russia, was in the annexed Crimea. On Board were 10 people. They all had passports of citizens of Russia, issued in Kerch. The ship has violated the procedure of exit from the occupied territory of Ukraine. He was escorted to Berdyansk. Later, the court arrested the ship.
6 APR Kherson city court took custody till may 31 the captain of the Kerch ship “Nord” Vladimir Gorbenko with the right to make 35 240 UAH Deposit. Later, the lawyer said that for the sailor made bail.