The head of Ministry of Ukraine Demchyshyn expects the Council of national security and defense Council (NSDC) and the Cabinet will soon meet to decide on the contract for the supply of electric energy to Crimea.
"last year was this decision (on extending the contract for the supply of electrical energy in the Crimea - ed.), we perform it. This year, let's see what decision will be made. This is a political decision. I am convinced that in the near future a meeting of the Council, the meeting of the Cabinet on the issue, decisions will be made and we'll carry it out, " said Demchyshyn at a press conference.
on the first day of the week held an extraordinary meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, which considered issues of energy supply, and the supply of food to the Crimea. The head of the MIA of Ukraine Arsen Avakov called for the termination of the contract for the supply of electric energy to Crimea and consideration of this issue at the meeting of the NSDC.
last Friday in the Kherson region have been undermined by power transmission towers supplying electricity to the Crimea, at the present time the supply of electricity to the Peninsula from Ukraine is completely finished. Supporters of the blockade of Crimea in Ukraine do not allow repairmen to damaged power lines supports. Review of the Crimean authorities, the energy blockade of the Peninsula are the leaders in Russia of unregistered organization " the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people ", such as Mustafa Dzhemilev. Before he launched the food blockade of the Crimea and openly called for the cessation of its supply. Against him in Russia prosecuted criminal cases for 5 years denied entry to the Russian Federation in connection with the extremist statements.
Follow the development of events in Crimea left without electricity, in an online report