Ukraine will appeal to the OPCW for chemical emission in Crimea

Ukraine will appeal to the OPCW for chemical emission in Crimea

MOSCOW, September 8 — RIA Novosti. The foreign Ministry of Ukraine plans to appeal to the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) in connection with the situation at the plant “Crimean Titan”. About this informed the press-Secretary of Department Mariana betsa in the comments of the Ukrainian “Fifth channel”.


According to her, currently the Ministry is engaged in collecting the necessary documents.

“Of course, we condemn all these actions. We collect from all involved competent authorities all the information, all the materials, all the evidence. We need an expert rating of our departments, and as soon as we get them — I think it will be soon — we’ll give it to the OPCW,” said Betz.

The representative of the Ukrainian foreign Ministry has not explained how air pollution in the plant area associated with the use of chemical weapons.

The cause of chemical release to the North of the Crimea was kislotostabilen of the plant “Crimean Titan”. It is an open reservoir, which is much shallow after Kiev cut off the supply of water via the North-Crimean channel. This has led to the increase in the concentration of the remaining acid and evaporation of various chemicals into the atmosphere.

The situation with kislotoustoichivam escalated in late August when because of the emission of pollutants on rooftops and trees of the city of Armyansk and the surrounding villages formed the oily coating with yellow tinge. The fourth of September has recorded the maximum allowable concentration of sulfur dioxide in the air. Located next to a chemical plant “Crimean Titan” decided to stop for two weeks.

To normalize the situation and was 7 Sep. The region returned to natural background. This contributed mainly to the decrease in air temperature and precipitation, which reduced the evaporation of kilocalories. Hovering areas with chemicals neutralized by using lime mortar.