In the Crimea, urged the West to force Kiev to stop provocations

© 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 Kerch. Archive photoIn the Crimea, urged the West to force Kiev to stop provocations© Photo : Federal security service of the Russian Federation

Western countries time to make the Ukrainian authorities involved in the provocations against Russia to abide by international norms and borders of neighboring States, said RIA Novosti the head of Committee of the Crimean Parliament for interethnic relations Yuri HEMPEL.

Three ships of the Ukrainian Navy 25 Nov violated the border of Russia, they maneuvered in a dangerous manner, did not obey the lawful demands of the Russian authorities and was arrested. The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has said that it expects Western countries actions, and not statements on the background of the incident with the detention violated the border of the Russian ships in the Kerch Strait. He added that «the actions do not mean war,» and called for increased NATO presence in the Black and Azov seas.

«The Crimean people also want to appeal to the West. It is time to take some decisions and actions relative to Kerch in the conflict against Ukraine. Poroshenko today has crossed all the possible brink of a diplomatic, human and neighbourly behaviour,» said HEMPEL.

In his opinion, Western countries, especially the leading EU country, Germany, should take a principled stand.

«It is time to make not just conclusions, and to adopt adequate measures to ensure that Mr. Poroshenko and his team in a sense to urge it to abide by international norms and the borders of neighboring countries and stop dealing with provocations against the Russian Federation», — said HEMPEL.

The Senator from Crimea Sergey Tsekov, commenting on the words of a senior official of the US state Department, which had previously said that Russia expected «pain and consequences» if she did not release the detained sailors and return the ships, urged Washington not to use the language of ultimatums.

«Should the United States go in the conversation with Russia in the language of ultimatums. We’ll determine what will be the fate of seafarers detained during the Kerch provocation. Assess this statement as an ultimatum and an attempt to interfere in the internal Affairs of the Russian Federation», — told RIA Novosti Tsekov. According to him, the US state Department should not put ultimatums to Russia and to call for the prudence of the current government of Ukraine. «We act with international law», — said the Senator.

Earlier, the G7 countries and the EU made statements regarding the incident in the Black sea, however, no decisions on new sanctions against Russia asked Kiev not accepted. The EU called on both sides to reduce escalation and to exercise maximum restraint. Russian President Vladimir Putin called the incident a provocation, noting that among the crew members of the Ukrainian courts, violated the border of Russia, were two employees of the security service of Ukraine, who actually led the operation. Putin stressed that Russian border guards had performed their functions for the protection of the state border.

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