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Ukraine must immediately turn to the guarantor countries of the Budapest Memorandum, - Tymoshenko on the situation in the Azov sea

For the first time, not hiding behind the "green men", "volunteers" and "separatists" Russia has openly decided to start fighting – shooting at Ukrainians. About this in Facebook wrote the head of the "Batkivshchyna" Yulia Tymoshenko, reports mediaUA.

"There is information about wounded Ukrainian. Command of naval forces says that Russia conducts aim fire on defeat", – the politician concerned.

Tymoshenko, in this situation, the authorities should immediately convene the national security Council, and to officially inform the countries of the world and collective bodies about the facts of armed aggression.

"Immediately send official communications to the guarantor countries under the Budapest Memorandum and to convene consultations at the level of heads of state. This is the case when the provisions of the Memorandum blatant and obviously broken and needs to be applied to the mechanism of negotiations laid down in the agreement," – said the politician.

The leader of "Batkivshchyna" also calls to hold an extraordinary session of the Verkhovna Rada, where behind closed doors to discuss the strategy and tactics of counteraction to the aggressor and without delay to inform citizens about what is happening.

"The nation must be rallied against the enemy. I hope all our sailors, captured by the Russians, will return alive and healthy. Keep my fingers crossed," wrote Yulia Tymoshenko.

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.


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