Poroshenko said that the UN will consider the Ukrainian draft resolution on the sea of Azov
Moscow. 16 Dec. INTERFAX.RU — According to Ukrainian President, already 41 countries agreed to be co-sponsors of the resolution.
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said Monday at the UN General Assembly is to vote on submitted by Ukraine the draft resolution of the United Nations in connection with the militarization of the Black and Azov seas.
“On December 17 in new York at the UN will consider the draft UN resolution in connection with the militarization of the Black and Azov seas… as of two hours ago, 41 countries have already agreed to be sponsors of the resolution. We hope that this strong enough tomorrow the General Assembly will be voted”, — said Poroshenko at a press conference in Kiev.
Russian border guards on 25 November with a weapon detained near the Kerch Strait the Ukrainian tow “Yana Kapu” and small armored artillery boat “Berdyansk” and “Nikopol”, on their way from Odessa to Mariupol. As a result, 24 Ukrainian sailors were arrested.
In Kiev called the actions of Russian border guards illegally. According to the authorities of Ukraine, Russia violated the UN Convention on the law of the sea and the agreement between Ukraine and the Russian Federation on cooperation in using the Azov sea and the Kerch Strait.