Ankara imposed the ban on the admission of ships from the ports of the Crimea

Ankara imposed the ban on the admission of ships from the ports of the Crimea

The decision applies to vessels under any flag.

ANKARA, October 13. /Offset. TASS Denis Nightingale/. Turkey will not make the ships arriving from the ports of the Crimea. This was reported on Friday to the correspondent of TASS, the representative of the chamber of shipping of Turkey.

“The ships that will sail into our country from the Crimea, will not be permitted to enter our ports. The ban applies to ships under any flag,” — said the Agency interlocutor.

He also added that “this decision was made by the Ministry of transport, shipping and communications of Turkey”.

Before the press Secretary of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Larisa Sargan on the page in Facebook posted a copy of the document of the chamber of shipping, which States that “vessels coming from the region of the Crimea and its ports, not routed in our country (Turkey), and permission to sail from the ports of this region is not available”.

The reunification of the Crimea with the Russian Federation occurred in March 2014, then according to the results conducted by the authorities of the Crimea and Sevastopol a referendum of 96.7% and 95.6% of the participants voted for reunion with Russia. In the vote was attended by more than 80% of eligible voters. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a Treaty making Crimea and Sevastopol part of the country March 18, 2014; March 21, the Federal Assembly ratified the document. However, Kiev does not recognize the strong results of the referendum and continues to consider Crimea Ukrainian.