Ukraine to sue Russia for violations of maritime law - Klimkin

Source : 112 Ukraine

Border guards have recorded the fact of violation of global maritime norms in Ukraine's exclusive economic zone by the Russian Federation
11:36, 22 August 2016

112 Agency

Ukraine will apply to international institutions a court case on violation by Russia of their obligations under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. This was announced by Ukraine's Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin during his meeting with the heads of diplomatic institutions of Ukraine, broadcasted by the 112 Ukraine TV-channel.

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As it was reported earlier, Ukrainian border guards, carrying out orders of President of Ukraine for the protection of the interests in its exclusive maritime economic zone, in connection with the events in Turkey, disclosed a fact of violation of international maritime law by the Russian Federation. On the facts of violation of international maritime law and the legislation of Ukraine, all engaged ministries and departments were immediately informed.

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