The Director of policy and communications Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Alexey Makeev called disrespect the anticipated visit of French parliamentarians in Crimea and said that this Trip will not remain without consequences.
"The visit of the French deputies in the ARC - irresponsible step, disrespect For the laws of Ukraine and policy of France/the EU not to recognise the illegal occupation of Crimea. There will be consequences, " he wrote on Wednesday in his own microblog on Twitter Makeev.
for its part Twitter the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine told that the Trip was not coordinated with the Ukrainian side. The Ministry also stressed that Kiev will respond to any violations of the established order." Violators will Be determined by the legislation of Ukraine limits, for example, by banning access to the site of Ukraine ", - reported in circulation. First Wednesday in the French foreign Ministry called international failures of law visit of a group of parliamentarians of this country to the Crimea. Remember, Sunday in Crimea for a two-day visit of the French parliamentary delegation, consisting of 10 deputies and a Senator. Eight participants ? the center-right members of the party of Nicolas Sarkozy "Republicans" (former " Union for a popular movement ) and one from centrists and leftists. During the visit, the MPs will meet with the head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov and the speaker of the state Council of the Republic Vladimir Konstantinov. Authorized French delegation will visit Yalta, where you will be able to communicate with regional residents and travelers on the promenade." We wish to understand how citizens live there. The visit will be "French" part - in Sevastopol We will visit (cultural centre) Alliance Francaise and the French military cemetery (the burial place of the soldiers killed during the siege of Sevastopol in 1854-1855), " he said about the purpose of the visit, the head of the delegation of the people's Deputy of the National Assembly, member of the parliamentary Council on foreign relations Thierry Mariani. In Crimea on March 16 of last year held a referendum on the status of autonomy, more than 96% of participants who were in favor of joining region in Russia. March 21, 2014 Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on ratification of the agreement on joining of the Crimea and Sevastopol a part of Russia, as well as the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district.