Vladimir Dobrovolsky. The European Union informed about the release of a documentary film dedicated to the return of the Crimea to Russia, and again condemns his accession to the Russian Federation, said Maya Kocijancic, official authorised the head of EU diplomacy.
"of course, We know about it and watch it. It is important for us, and We have already acknowledged illegitimate and again condemn the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol, the Russian Federation, it continues to be obvious infractions of the UN Charter and the Helsinki process. We do not recognize this act of violation of international law and will apply our policy of non-recognition, including restrictive measures, "said Kocijancic asked to comment on the release of the documentary film" the Crimea. The way Home ".
While it is not stated, considers whether the EU additional punishment relative to the Crimea and the Russian Federation. Kocijancic recalled that " At this time We (EU) focus on full utilization of the Minsk agreements on strengthening the support of the OSCE.
"The EU said that, if there be need, We are ready to take further action. But at the moment We are focusing on Minsk agreements, " she said.
Crimea and Sevastopol became the Russian regions after the referendum in which an overwhelming number of voters (96, 77%) With a turnout of 83, 1%. The corresponding agreement was signed on 18 March, then it was approved by the State Duma and the Federation Council. They Also took the Federal constitutional law on education of 2 new regions of the Russian Federation - Republic of Crimea and city of Sevastopol. The head of the Russian Federation centuries Putin both documents. Also before Putin said that the referendum in Crimea complies with international law and the UN Charter. Ukraine considers the Crimea her, But at the time occupied territory. The USA, EU and partner countries Also do not recognize the reunification of Russia and the Crimea, They have imposed sanctions against the parts authorized by the Russian Federation and organizations. Read more about sanctions against Russia, see