International civil aviation organization (ICAO - International Civil Aviation Organization) acts as an intermediary between Ukraine and Russia in ensuring the safety of air navigation in the region of the Crimea, said Last news Director of communications organization Anthony Philbin (Anthony Philbin).
according to him, ICAO shares the position of the UN which it is a part." supervision over air space in the Simferopol centre has No sovereignty, air navigation services this part still delegated Ukraine ", - said Philbin.
However, ICAO holds informal discussions With representatives of Russia and Ukraine, to facilitate communication between the parties in order to ensure the safety of air navigation in the area." The issue of providing air navigation services within the flight information region of Simferopol is now under discussion ", - confirmed Last news Deputy Minister of transport of the Russian Federation Valery Okulov.
on Thursday in mass media appeared information about the fact that the sky over the Crimea is already recognized as Russian. The statement said the head of state aviation administration of Ukraine Denis Antonyuk. He referred in its own Facebook on the words of the Secretary General of ICAO Raymond Benjamin." Crimea is part of Ukraine, the area of the Black sea delegated Ukraine and beyond it, and remains, " writes Ukrainian official.
newspaper " Kommersant " referring to the sources said, However, that the Russian Federation and Ukraine are considering the option, when air navigation services over the Crimea and its territorial waters could provide Russia, and in the management of Ukraine will remain neutral waters.
The air space of the Crimea is subject to dispute after the occurrence of the Peninsula in Russia in March of the current year. Ukrainian aviawest completely closed it for flight, and all air carriers that previously played a transit flights over the Crimea, sent around.
Did not comply with the requirements of Ukraine only Russian airline, which continue to fly to Crimea. Because of this, the Ukrainian aviawest tried to obtain from the EU ban their flights in the European Union. But by themselves flights over the Crimea do Not conflict with the rules of ICAO, the pressure in the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation.