A memorandum against Russia in the case of illegal apprehension of three ships of the Ukrainian Navy and 24 members of their crew will be submitted to the International Tribunal for the law of the sea on May 22. This was announced by Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Yevhen Yenin on the air of Ukraine-24 TV channel, Interfax reports.
"We plan to submit a memorandum to the International Tribunal for the law of the sea against the Russian Federation in the case against the illegal detention of three ships of the Navy and 24 members of their crew by the end of this week, on May 22," the official said.
According to him, given the world practice, in particular the practice of the European Court of Human Rights, Ukraine will apply for moral and material compensation for Ukrainian sailors from Russia.
As we reported earlier, On February 25, four Ukrainian fishermen, who were detained by the Russian special services in the Azov Sea, were released.
“I have just received information that Ukrainian fishermen: Serhiy Hoha, Oleksiy Ivanov, Vasyl Tyurkedji, and Maksym Terekhov, detained in the Sea of Azov on February 15, 2020, were released,” Ukrainian MP Pavlo Melnyk reported.