The ships of naval forces of Ukraine were held on the Kerch Strait staff, said in Crimea

© Photo : courtesy of cevidalli of the Ukrainian Navy after passing under the arches of the Crimean bridgeThe ships of naval forces of Ukraine were held on the Kerch Strait staff, said in Crimea© Photo : provided by the witness

Court of naval forces of Ukraine took place through the Kerch Strait without any problems, no dangerous incidents and obstacles for them were not created, said the Vice-speaker of the Crimean Parliament, Yefim Fiks, commenting on the statement of the naval forces of Ukraine that the transition of Ukrainian courts to the Kerch Strait and through him allegedly took place in a complex environment.

Ukrainian court — ship management «Donbass» and the tug «koretz» — on the eve of sailing along the coast of the Crimea, including in the exclusive economic zone of Russia. In the press center of the Navy command of the armed forces of Ukraine said in Facebook that Russia has made a number of dangerous incidents – alleged intelligence ship of the Russian Federation made excessive rapprochement with the Ukrainian courts, and the Russian fighter from the Crimea «has created preconditions for emergency event in the air,» coming closer at a dangerous distance from An-26 Military-naval forces of armed forces of Ukraine, carrying out a planned mission over the Black sea.

«No one bothered them. Everything went according to the rules, with observance of all norms of international Maritime law and safety measures. They passed through the Strait of Kerensky under the arch of the bridge, came out in the Azov sea and came to their destination. It was all over. Albeit smaller panic,» — told RIA Novosti Fix.

In turn, the General Director of the Crimean sea ports Alexey Volkov said that the passage of ships through the Kerch-Yenikalsky channel (marine navigable channel in the Kerch Strait connecting the Azov and Black seas) has passed in a regular mode.

«The ship was in tow, accompanied by the guard boats of the Russian Federation. There were no provocations. They entered the sea of Azov without any problems. There is nothing supernatural, the Kerch-Yenikalsky channel per day is about more than a hundred vessels, including tugs and accompanied by,» said Volkov, the radio station «Sputnik»in Crimea.

According to him, support the passage of the ships of naval forces of Ukraine through the Kerch-Yenikalsky channel was provided by a Russian pilot.

According to media reports, both ships came from Odessa and sent to Berdyansk on the Azov sea. On Sunday, both ships passed under the arches of the Crimean bridge on the Kerch Strait. The ships of naval forces of Ukraine was accompanied by ships of the coast guard Border service of the FSB of Russia «in accordance with the norms of international Maritime law and ensure security of the Russian Federation», reported in the border region.

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