The state Duma will call for the foreign parliaments to assess the provocations of Kiev

© AP Photo / Ukrainian Navy Press Service of the Ukrainian naval ships. Archival photoThe state Duma will call for the foreign parliaments to assess the provocations of Kiev© AP Photo / Ukrainian Navy Press Service

Deputies of the state Duma calls on the parliaments of the world to give an adequate assessment of the provocations of Kiev and its Western patrons, which led to the escalation of tensions in Europe, said the Chairman of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky.

«The State Duma committees on international Affairs and CIS Affairs, Eurasian integration and relations with compatriots – prepared and intend to make to the house a draft address to world parliaments and international parliamentary institutions in connection with the aggravation of the situation after the incident, with the approach of Ukrainian courts in the territorial waters of Russia in the Kerch Strait,» — said Slutsky reporters on Friday.

The politician said that among the recipients of the legislative bodies of European countries and «group of twenty», the IPA CIS, PA CSTO, the European Parliament, the OSCE PA, PABSEC.

«We will call to give an adequate assessment of the provocative actions of the current Ukrainian authorities and their Western patrons, that anything except the escalation of tensions in Europe, unfortunately, failed. We also want to bring to our fellow parliamentarians the truth about what really happened on November 25 in the Kerch Strait,» he said.

The head of the Committee reported that the draft of the committees will be tabled in the Council of the Duma on 3 December with a proposal to put it on the discussion of the house on Tuesday, December 4.

On Sunday, three ships of naval forces of Ukraine «Berdyansk», «Nikopol» and «Yana Kapu» — violated the state border of Russia, included in the temporarily closed waters of the territorial sea of the Russian Federation and moved from the Black sea to Kerch Strait. They maneuvered in a dangerous manner, did not obey the lawful demands of the Russian authorities. The Ukrainian ship with 24 sailors were detained. After the incident concerning them criminal case on illegal crossing of the state border.

Russian President Vladimir Putin called the incident in the Kerch Strait provocation, noting that among the crew members of Ukrainian vessels violating border of the Russian Federation, were two employees of the security service of Ukraine, who actually led the operation. Meanwhile, Putin stressed that Russian border guards had performed their functions for the protection of the state border. According to him, the provocation in the Black sea tied to a low rating of the President of Ukraine ahead of the elections.

The state Duma will call for the foreign parliaments to assess the provocations of Kiev© Vitaly Policytool war

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