The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has contacted the leaders of the European Union and NATO because of the Russian attack on Ukrainian military ships.

Poroshenko is in constant contact with the leadership of the EU and NATO in the events in the Kerch Strait - AP

This writes the mediaUA with reference to LB.ua .

"Considering the recent actions of the Russian Federation against Ukrainian Navy ships as an act of aggression aimed at the deliberate escalation of the Russian situation in the Azov sea and the Kerch Strait," - reads the statement of the presidential Administration.

Read the " mediaUA": "the Act of aggressive war": the Prosecutor's office qualified the attack on the Ukrainian boat.

"Russia's aggressive actions must be strongly condemned and harsh response from the international community, including sanctions. To this end, the President of Ukraine is in direct contact with the leadership of the EU and NATO. The head of state instructed the foreign Ministry to promptly inform the group of seven countries and members of the UN security Council about the criminal actions of the Russian side of the Azov-Kerch water area and near the Black sea, and to initiate the consideration of this question in the framework of the UN and the OSCE," - said on Bank.

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Ukraine has developed a draft UN resolution on Russian militarization of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the Azov sea, which will be reviewed by the UN General Assembly in December.

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.

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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.

Later, the naval forces of Ukraine reported that the FSB launches a fire damaged MBAC "Berdyansk", is wounded. And then announced the capture of all 3 ships, the Russian special forces.


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