On denunciation of the agreement with Russia on the Azov sea could not be considered. This was during a meeting of Ukrainian diplomats said the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Olena zerkal, said the foreign Ministry in Twitter.
“On denunciation of the agreement with Russia on the Azov sea could not be and speeches – this will allow Russia to assert a territorial dispute. For us it is a safety issue, so we use existing tools to resolve this issue,” – said zerkal.
Note that in the last three months, the activity of Russia in the Azov sea has increased significantly. The Russians do not allow trading ships to the Ukrainian ports and out of them easily pass through the Kerch Strait.
In addition, on 15 July in the sea of Azov, Russia detained for inspection 148 vessels. In this regard, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko instructed Minister of defense, the chief of the General staff and the Navy command of Ukraine to take measures to stop Russian provocations against blocking entry of ships in Ukrainian ports on the Azov sea.
Later, the chief of the General staff of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko reported that the Ukrainian Navy will increase its presence in the sea of Azov.
The Ministry of infrastructure of Ukraine has developed a package of measures in response to Russia’s actions to block shipping in the Azov and Black seas. It was reported that the package of measures includes limiting passenger traffic with Russia.
Ukraine has also advocated the imposition of sanctions against the black sea ports of Russia due to the blockade of the sea of Azov.