The foreign Ministry responded to the complaint of Ukraine because of the incident in the Kerch Strait
Kiev authorities used the incident in the Kerch Strait in the political order, told in the Russian Ministry of foreign Affairs.
before the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that he ordered the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine to appeal to international court on Maritime law with a request for the adoption of coercive measures Against Russia for release of sailors captured for violation of Russian border.
in the Russian international Ministry has described the behaviour of Kiev in bad faith. It is also Noted that the Ukrainian side has neglected the opportunity of consultation and decided to apply to the international court. The Ministry has noticed that Moscow remains open to bilateral contacts on issues related to the incident in the Kerch Strait. The Russian side urged Kiev to act in good faith in the interests of their own Residents.
the foreign Ministry Also stressed that the international judicial process will not interfere with a criminal investigation in Russia.
It is noted that Moscow proceeds from the fact that the international court of Maritime law has no jurisdiction to review the conflict in the Kerch Strait.
the Ministry told that they do not see " requested by the Kiev measures of immediate necessity ". About it Also tells the fact that the Ukrainian government within five months had the opportunity to go to court, but did not.
employees of the foreign Ministry stressed that the rights of captured Ukrainians are strictly enforced.
in November 3 ships of naval forces of Ukraine had violated the sea border of Russia and is entered into at the time a closed area, and then moved in the direction of the Kerch Strait. The ships maneuvered in a dangerous manner, ignoring the legitimate demands of the Russian border guards. Coastal security detained the Ships, the cabin of which there were 22 Ukrainian seafarers and two employees of the SBU. Against them criminal case under the criminal code.
leader Vladimir Putin called the incident in the Kerch Strait provocation of Kiev taken in order to raise the chart Petro Poroshenko in the early presidential elections in Ukraine.