Canada condemns the Russian aggression against Ukraine in the Kerch Strait and demands the immediate release of captured Ukrainian military vessel.

Canada condemns the aggression of Russia against Ukraine in the Kerch Strait and demands the immediate release of the captured Ukrainian vessel, - Freeland

It is reported mediaUA with reference to Interfax-Ukraine, this was announced by the Minister of foreign Affairs of Canada Chrystia Freeland on the withpage in the social network.

"Canada condemns the aggression of Russia against Ukraine in the Kerch Strait. We call on Russia to immediately de-escalate, to free hijacked ships and to restore freedom of navigation," wrote Freeland.

She also noted that "Canada is steadfast in its support of Ukraine's sovereignty".

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Recall, the naval forces of Ukraine on 25 November reported that the edge ships of the Russian Federation has carried out aggressive actions against Ukrainian ships who have made a planned transition from the port of Odessa to the port of Mariupol of the Azov sea. In particular, the Russian boundary ship "the don" made a battering RAM of the Ukrainian Harbor tugs, which had damaged the main engine of the ship, the trim and railing, as well as lost on that raft.

While Navy APU emphasize that the intention to migrate was warned in advance and had acted within international law.

At the same time at the FSB, said that three Ukrainian warships in the sea of Azov "illegally entered the territorial waters of the Russian Federation and headed to the Kerch Strait".

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The Ukrainian Navy has published legal commentary, pointing out that in accordance with articles 17, 38 of the UN Convention on the law of the sea and article 2 of the Agreement between Ukraine and the Russian Federation on cooperation in using the Azov sea and the Kerch Strait, military ships of Ukraine enjoy freedom of navigation in the Kerch Strait and sea of Azov, and this means that they can make a passage across the Kerch Strait at any time, subject to safety of navigation.

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