Ally Merkel has proposed to close the ports of the EU and the US to the Russian courts
MOSCOW, 1 Dec — RIA Novosti. The Secretary General of the German “Christian democratic Union” Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, commenting on the incident with the violation of Ukrainian ships to the Russian border, urged the EU and the US to discuss the possibility of closing its ports to Russian vessels from the Azov region, according to the magazine Stern.
According to the politician, the Western countries will have to give a clear answer, if it turns out that “the aggression came from Russia.”
“One of the possible answers, for example, can be preventing the entry of Russian vessels coming from the region of the sea of Azov in the European and American ports until the situation with Ukraine will not be permitted”, quoted by crump, Karrenbauer edition.
On the morning of 25 November, the ships of naval forces of Ukraine “Berdyansk”, “Nikopol” and “Yana Kapu” violated the state border of Russia, came in temporarily closed the Russian waters and a few hours of doing dangerous maneuvers, not responding to the demands of border guards.
All three ships were detained about 20 kilometers from the Russian coast and 50 km South-West from the usual place of passage of vessels under the Crimean bridge. Criminal case about violation of the state border. Later, the court arrested all the Ukrainian military in two months.
Earlier Vladimir Putin called the incident in the Kerch Strait provocation, noting that among the crew members of the Ukrainian courts, violated the border of Russia, were two employees of the security service of Ukraine, who actually led the operation.
The President stressed that Russian border guards had performed their functions for the protection of the state border. According to him, the provocation in the Black sea tied to a low rating of the President of Ukraine ahead of the elections.
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