Crimean authorities called the sale Kiev ship «Nord» hopeless undertaking

© Photo : Avtonomna Krimchansky Republic Prosecutor’s office the Prosecutor’s office sent the Russian ship Nord National Agency of Ukraine. Archive photoCrimean authorities called the sale Kiev ship «Nord» hopeless undertaking© Photo : PROKURATURA Respubliki Krim Avtonomno

Vice-Premier of the Crimean government, the permanent representative of the Republic under the President of Russia Georgy Muradov and the selling of the Kiev authorities seized the Crimean seiner Nord hopeless undertaking.

According to him, at the exit of the vessel outside the internal waters of Ukraine will return to the true owner as stolen property.

«I have no doubts on this score, therefore, to redeem him, I think no one will» — he said RIA Novosti.

Muradov noted that the Ukrainian authorities unwilling to return the ship to the Crimean owner, it only remains to cut it for scrap.

«But then, get the penny. Cost them do all this?» — concluded the politician.

Earlier, Ukraine decided to put the ship «Nord» on the auction. It appreciated almost 60 thousand dollars. In turn, its owner, Kerch named after 1 May, announced the decision to appeal to the international court of justice to return the boat.

The Arrest Of «Nord»

At the end of March Ukrainian border guards detained in the sea of Azov Crimean fishing vessel. On Board were ten crew members. All of them — citizens of Russia, but Kyiv considers them to be Ukrainians. Since the ship is in the port of Berdyansk.

The captain of the «Nord» is charged with «violation of the order of entry in the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine and departure from it with the purpose of causing harm to the interests of the state.» He faces up to five years of imprisonment.

Two sailors managed to return to Russia, the remaining seven was removed from the flight to Minsk. In the Ukrainian Prosecutor’s office claim that crew members no one holds, however, the Crimean authorities called these statements hypocritical.

The Russian foreign Ministry stressed that doing everything possible to resolve the situation.