Aksenov explained why the Crimea strengthened the control in the sea of Azov

© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli in photobackgrounds looking through binoculars. Archival photoAksenov explained why the Crimea strengthened the control in the sea of Azov© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli the image Bank

Crimean border guards have tightened control over the waters of the Azov and Black sea in connection with marine military exercises of the Ukrainian military, said the head of the Republic Sergey Aksenov.

Earlier the Secretary of Council of national security and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said that the armed forces plan to hold in the Azov sea large-scale exercise. In connection with this part of the sea near Berdyansk and village of Yalta in the Donetsk region closed at the time planned from 9 to 12 October artillery firing. On Tuesday, the Ukrainian military carried out a tactical doctrine to counter the amphibious landing on the coast of the Azov sea.

«There are no risks. I know that the guards response is now accepted, in this situation the control over the waters of the Azov and the Black sea, nothing in our civil courts in this situation is not threatened,» — said Aksenov reporters.

The head of the Crimea has questioned the ability of the Ukrainian side to conduct large-scale military exercises.

«No army, no Navy, but the teaching is carried out», — said Aksenov.

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