The police of Ukraine will penalize drivers of cars with license plates of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, because the official Kyiv does not recognize the independence of these republics, informs law enforcement agencies on the social network page Facebook.
The police appealed on the issue about the rooms at the Ukrainian foreign Ministry, who explained that Ukraine does not recognize South Ossetia and Abkhazia as independent or members of any any any country, Except Georgia.
Ukrainian law enforcement bodies decided to count the cars with the license plates of South Ossetia and Abkhazia do not have numbers.
"thus, the presence of vehicles license plates of these or other such unrecognized entities is equivalent to the absence of license plates. In such circumstances, law enforcement agencies will act according to the law ", - reported in the report to the police. Notes that riding without license plates provides for a fine.
National law enforcement agencies that created instead of the police during the reform of the interior Ministry of Ukraine legally began to work on the first day of the weekend.
Russia August 26, 2008 recognized the sovereignty of South Ossetia and Abkhazia were part of Georgia and sought independence from it, even before the destruction of the USSR. This was after the armed aggression of Tbilisi against Tskhinvali. Russian leaders have repeatedly stated that respect for the independence of the 2 former Georgian autonomies reflects current realities and not subject to revision. In response, Georgia broke off diplomatic relations with Russia, and Abkhazia and South Ossetia by the decision of the Parliament was given the status of the occupied territories. In addition to Russia the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia is currently recognized by Nicaragua, Venezuela, Nauru.