The foreign Ministry called the incident in the Kerch Strait as a pretext for the strengthening of sanctions

© Photo : FSB Harable of naval forces of Ukraine detained by the border service of the Russian Federation for violation of the state border of Russia, in the port of KerchThe foreign Ministry called the incident in the Kerch Strait as a pretext for the strengthening of sanctions© Photo : Federal security service of the Russian Federation

The Russian foreign Ministry called the incident with the Ukrainian ships in the Kerch Strait provocation aimed at creating a pretext for escalating sanctions against Russia.

«Obvious carefully designed and planned by the place and form of provocation, aimed at fomenting yet another hotbed of tension in the region, creating a pretext for escalating sanctions against Russia,» — said in a statement.

The FSB has previously stated that the ships of naval forces of Ukraine «Berdyansk», «Nikopol» and «Yana Kapu» violated the Russian border, did not respond to the legitimate demands of accompanying ships and boats of the border service of the FSB and Russia’s black sea fleet to stop immediately and dangerously maneuvered, they were detained. The national security Council and defense of Ukraine adopted a decision to introduce martial law in the country for 60 days. The decision must be approved by Parliament, which will convene for an extraordinary meeting to consider this matter on Monday at 17.00 GMT.

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The foreign Ministry called the incident in the Kerch Strait as a pretext for the strengthening of sanctions© Vitaly Policytool war

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