On January 15, Western diplomats will visit front-line Mariupol, Donetsk region, as the press office of Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry reported.
Pavlo Klimkin, the Foreign Minister of Ukraine, invited his colleagues Linas Linkevičius from Lithuania, Edgars Rinkēvičs from Latvia, Sven Mikser from Estonia and Jacek Czaputowicz from Poland.
“The heads of the foreign ministers will come to Mariupol to “learn about the relevant social and economic situation, enhanced Russian aggression, including obstruction of freedom of navigation through the Kerch Strait to Berdyansk and Mariupol ports. The ministers will also be informed about the complicated security situation caused by Russia’s aggression in Donbas”, Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry reported.
On November 25, the coast guard ships of the Russian Navy attacked the ships of the Ukrainian Navy, which have been carrying out a scheduled transition from Odesa port to Mariupol port in the Sea of Azov.
21 Ukrainian sailors have been delivered to Lefortovo remand center in Moscow, three others are in the hospital of Matrosskaya Tishina prison, also in the Russian capital. On December 3, the Russian prosecutors officially accused Ukrainian sailors with the 'illegal crossing of the state border' during the attack in the Kerch Strait.
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