Of the FSB of Russia detained two Ukrainian fishermen off the coast of Crimea

ФСБ России задержала двух украинских рыбаков у берегов Крыма

Monday, September 10, FSB of Russia detained two Ukrainian fishermen that are moored to the coast of the occupied Crimea. About this “Interfax” reported the press service of the “border Department of the FSB in the Crimea.”

“Foreign nationals detained at the time of mooring to the Russian shore on a motor boat… shoreline of lake Sivash near the village of Stefanivka Dzhankoysky district,” – said the Russian security forces.

The detained fishermen said that they are residents of the Ukrainian village of Strilkove.

“Foreign nationals reported that, out fishing, decided deliberately to approach to coast of the Crimea to establish friendly relations and exchange of experience with the Crimean fishermen,” said the FSB.

On Board the boat was discovered about 20 kilograms of fish.

“Currently, both citizens, according to Russian law, detained for up to 48 hours to confirm their identity, sober and full establishment of all circumstances of the offense,” summed up the security forces.

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, the waters of the Azov and Black seas.

In the sea of Azov in the night from August 31 to September 1, the coast guard of FSB of Russia have detained on the way from Mariupol near Berdyansk Ukrainian bulk carrier Amadore.

In February 2018 Ukraine filed its Memorandum, which confirms that Russia has violated Ukraine’s sovereign rights in the Black, Azov seas and Kerch Strait. It shows that in 2014 the Russian Federation illegally removed Ukraine from exercising their rights of the coastal state uses the Ukrainian resources for its own purposes. In addition, in violation of international law Russia steals Ukrainian energy and fishing resources, harms the Ukrainian fishermen and blocks traffic to Ukrainian ports.

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