The state aviation service of Ukraine received a letter from the Federal air transport Agency With the initiative to hold negotiations on restoring air links between the countries set out by the Russian side position is not acceptable for Ukraine, said Last news the press-Secretary of the Ministry of infrastructure and transport of Ukraine Irina Kustovskyj.
"We can assure you that the Ministry of transport received a letter from the Federal air transport Agency today, in which the Federal air transport Agency stated its position, which is unacceptable for Ukraine. We still insist that for the start of negotiations the Russian side should stop flying in restricted areas, I.e. In the Crimea, and to pay a fine (for flights of Russian airlines over the territory where Kiev closed the aviation area - ed.), " said Kustovskyj.
Ukrainian authorities on 16 September, has imposed punishment on 25 of the Russian airlines, which, for example, flew in a Russian Crimea. The Cabinet also banned the transit of Russian airlines With military goods.
in response, Russia took the mirror measures concerning Ukrainian airlines. From October 25, direct flights between the two countries.