The national security Council and defense of Ukraine unanimously supported the proposal of the President of Ukraine to introduce martial law for a period of 60 days.

The Council unanimously supported the proposal of the President to impose martial law for 60 days, - Turchinov. VIDEO

This was stated by the NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov after a meeting of the Council, which considered the issue of declaring the legal regime of martial law, reports mediaUA.

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According to the Secretary of the NSDC, the Russian Federation's actions against the ships of the Ukrainian naval forces "are the armed aggression against Ukraine, which fall under paragraphs c, d of article third resolution 3314 (XXIX) of the UN General Assembly of 14 December 1974".

"On this basis, the Council has determined it necessary to introduce in Ukraine a special legal regime to create conditions for repelling armed aggression and ensuring national security due to increased threats state independence and territorial integrity of Ukraine, - Turchynov told. In this regard, the President proposed to introduce martial law in Ukraine for a period of 60 days."

In comments to journalists the Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine said that the decision of the President should take the Verkhovna Rada, which is due to meet on 26 November at 16:00 for an emergency meeting.

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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".

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.

At the meeting of the Council decided to recommend to introduce in Ukraine martial law for a period of two months. It must support the MPs. An extraordinary meeting of the Verkhovna Rada appointed on 26 November at 16:00.


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