Ukraine's Ministry offers to impose sanctions against six chemical companies for work in Crimea

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Ministry of Temporarily Occupied Territories and IDPs initiates the blacklinsting of companies of Russia, Cyprus and Switzerland
14:35, 21 September 2018


The Ministry of Temporarily Occupied Territories and IDPs of Ukraine offered to impose sanctions against companies connected with the production and sale of the chemical production from temporarily occupied Crimea as the ministry reported on Facebook.

Particularly, it initiates the blacklinsting of such companies as "Letan Investments Limited" (Cyprus), "Titanaktiv" (Russia), "Center of best technologies" (Russia), "Ohna Holdings Limited"(Cyprus), "Khimkomsnab" (Russia) and "Tolexis Enterprises AG" (Switzerland).

"The chemical production made in the violation of the established legal regime of the temporarily occupied territories and with the use of the illegally extracted mineral resources from the subsurface owned by the Ukrainian people, particularly, the natural gas and water of the underground sources and exactly this production threatens the lives and health of the citizens of Ukraine at the controlled and uncontrolled territories," the ministry said.

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Now the draft order on the imposing of the sanctions sent to the bodies of the state authority for the negotiation. It should be considered by the government and the Council of National Security and Defense.

The ministry reminded that "Titan investments" company is a producer o the chemical products in Crimean Armyansk has already faced the sanctions.

Earlier Ukraine's Foreign Ministry claimed that it prepares the project of appeal to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons because of the chemical emission in Crimea and would send it after gathering evidence.

Related: Factory behind Crimea chemical disaster in Armyansk demands Russia prosecutes Ukraine

As we reported, an unknown substance was discharged in the air in Armyansk, North Crimea. A greasy mud with a yellow shade appeared on metallic objects, roofs, and leaves on the trees.   

Refat Chubarov, Chairman of the Crimean Tatars’ Mejlis claimed that the evacuation of the children due to the emission of the unknown substance has begun in Armyansk.  

Earlier it was reported that the hit of the shells at the technological tanks during the training of the detachments of the Armed Forces of Russia became the reason for the chemical emission at the plant “Crimean Tytan”.  

Related: Chemical emissions in Crimea: Emergency regime introduced in Armyansk

On September 6, it was reported that the plant on the production of the titanium dioxide, the subsidiary of “Titanium investments” in Crimean Armyansk will completely stop to work on Sunday, September 9.  

Reportedly, 61 Ukrainian border guards were affected by the emission of chemicals. Five of them have been hospitalized. They are in Odessa Clinical Hospital of State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (SBGS), the results of their tests will be known today.  

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