Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry outraged at Euronews publication on Putin’s visit to annexed Crimea

Source : 112 Ukraine

MFA urged Euronews to correct the article in accordance with the international law and standards
14:41, 15 March 2018

The Foreign Ministry of Ukraine is outraged at the publication of Euronews TV Channel on the visit of Vladimir Putin, the President of Russian to Crimea as there is any mentioning of the illegal annexation and illegitimacy of the election at the Ukrainian peninsula. Mariana Betsa, the spokeswoman of the Foreign Ministry reported this on Twitter.

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‘Euronews: Not a word about Russian occupation of Crimea, illegitimate elections. Reporting should be based on facts’, she wrote about the publication of the TV Channel: ‘Putin shows his dominance at a rally in Crimea ahead of the Russian elelction’.

‘Such approach is unacceptable. We urge Euronews to correct the article in accordance with the international law and standards’, Betsa claimed.

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Crimea was annexed by Russia by way of the illegal referendum that was held at the peninsula in March 2014. Earlier the Russian militaries that stayed there without any marking conquered all strategic military objects and building of the force and state bodies. The results of the referendum were not recognized by Ukraine and the world society. The number of the European and world countries, including Ukraine imposed the economic sanctions against Russia.

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