The Russian foreign Ministry responded to the note of protest from Kiev-Yalta forum

Grigory Karasin

Moscow takes into account the specific claims of the Ukrainian authorities, associated with the Crimea. So the Deputy foreign Minister of Russia Grigory Karasin commented on the protest of Kiev because of the economic forum in Yalta, RIA Novosti reported on Friday, April 21.

“In my opinion, these protest notes should be easy to respond, they imitate political activity, but we do what we do. Therefore, keeping all the diplomatic politesse, however, it is important to understand the price of this kind of documents”, — said Karasin.

April 20, the Ukrainian foreign Ministry has sent Russia a note of protest in connection with carrying out in the Crimea, III international Yalta economic forum (AMEF).

On the same day, the permanent representative of Crimea under the Russian President Georgi Muradov told journalists received threats in the address of the business partner of Moscow by Ukrainian officials and diplomats.

AMAF held from 20 to 22 April. On the sidelines of the forum will be the signing of a dozen agreements worth more than 100 billion rubles. This year the forum is attended by fifteen hundred people, representing more than 40 countries. Of foreign delegations most numerous Italian.

Crimea became part of Russia following the results of last March 16, 2014 referendum. In Kiev refused to recognize the results of the plebiscite and I believe Peninsula Ukrainian territory. Moscow, in turn, indicates compliance with the procedures for the reunification of the Crimea with Russia the norms of international law.