Poroshenko supports the initiative of the head of Department.

"I propose to restrict entry to Ukraine for some categories of Russian citizens", - the head of the state border service Cigital

The head of the State border service of Ukraine Petro Cigital proposed to limit entry into the territory of Ukraine for "certain categories of citizens of the Russian Federation," according to mediaUA.

He stated this at a meeting of the Council of national security and defense at night on Monday, November 26.

What categories of Russians will concern the restriction Cigital said.

"Based on the situation, planning to move to the strengthened mode of protection and defense of the border, said Chical. – As for the checkpoints, for the citizens of Ukraine no limitations will be. Offer for certain categories of citizens of the Russian Federation to restrict the entry into the territory of Ukraine".

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said he supported all initiatives of the head of the state border service. "Act within their powers," he added.

Recall, the NSDC meeting, President Petro Poroshenko has supported the introduction of martial law without General mobilization and limits of constitutional rights and freedoms of citizens. In turn, the head of the NBU Yakov Smoliy said that the introduction of martial law will not affect the operation of banks.

The meeting of the Council convened in connection with Russia's actions in the Kerch Strait.

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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