The Ukrainian foreign Ministry expressed protest in connection with Patrushev's visit to Crimea
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine sent a protest note to the Russian foreign Ministry in connection with the recent visit to Crimea Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev. "the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine with indignation perceives the visit 5 August 2015 the Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev in the occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea and in Sevastopol city and holding them meeting on" combating threats to national security of Russia "with the participation of illegal officials illegal authorities established in the territory of the Peninsula," – reported in circulation on the Internet office of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine. in circulation it is reported that Kiev considers Patrushev's visit " as a direct threat to stability and Security in the black sea region, as well as another challenge to the world community." The foreign Ministry once again insists on the illegality of implementation inconsistent with Ukraine visits of officials of the Russian Federation on the occupied territory of the AR Crimea and Sevastopol city, And requires urgent explanation identifying demonstrative disrespect to the current legislation of Ukraine and norms of international law ", – reported in circulation. On Wednesday, the Secretary of Security Council of Russia Nikolai Patrushev expressed in the retreat in the Crimea on the problems of countering threats to national Security. Patrushev said about the growth of terrorist threat from nationalists and terrorists from Ukraine. And also reported that more than 60 bureaucrats on the Peninsula were fired for bribery. Remember, March 16, 2014 Crimea held a referendum on the status of autonomy, more than 96% of participants who were in favor of joining region in Russia. On March 21, 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.