Intergovernmental issues with Russia in the field of aviation, Kiev wants to solve at the diplomatic level, said on the last working day of the week the head of the Ministry of infrastructure of Ukraine Andrey Pivovarsky.
Ukrainian authorities on 16 September, has imposed punishment on 25 of the Russian air companies, 2 of which no longer happens. In the sanctions list includes the largest Russian carriers, including "Aeroflot" (with all subsidiary airlines), Transaero airlines and S7 group. According to the decree of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, not fully or completely banned the transit of resources, flights and travel through the territory of Ukraine. Then the Ukrainian aviation authorities have notified airlines about the ban on flights to/from Russia since October, 25th of current year. He will act until, until will not be cancelled this decision of the Ukrainian authorities concerning the Russian airlines. Before the last working day of the week Pivovarov said that the state aviation administration of Ukraine expects that before the end of the day the answer from the Federal air transport Agency for the reasons of the ban Ukrainian airlines for the flights.
"Intergovernmental issues in the field of aviation We will continue to be addressed at the diplomatic level through the foreign Ministry, Ukraine will strictly adhere to all commitments on their own shoulders international obligations, bilateral Treaty and will insist on the fulfillment by the Russian Federation international law and the bilateral Treaty," said the Minister at a press conference.
According to him, Ukraine will defend "by all possible means" economic desire of the Ukrainian air carriers." We imposed a ban for Russian air carriers violate Ukrainian law, violate the bilateral agreement. Ukrainian carrier had not violated a bilateral agreement, " - said the head of the Ministry, pointing out that the story is about flights of the Russian organizations in the Crimea.