The Declaration of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, calling the Russian Federation an aggressor country, will not have legal implications for the Russian Federation and is a political gesture, the head of the Russian Association of international law Anatoly Kapustin.
Pleased at the extraordinary meeting on Tuesday took the message that Russia is called an aggressor. The MPs called for increased pressure on the Russian Federation, as well as among them by introducing new sanctions, as well as to recognize the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk people's Republic of terrorist organizations.
According to Kapustin, " in order for someone to find out as the aggressor, there's a whole "." most importantly, It must be the decision of the resolution of the UN security Council, which is obliged to consider the question, and Chapter 7 of the UN Charter provides for the definition of aggressive actions committed against any country, " said lawyer Last news .
As said the expert, " If the decision of the UN security Council this determination is that a state has committed an aggressive act against another country, Then such approval will be legitimate, legitimate, legal and effective "." Then in this country have the opportunity to advance the consequences of the UN security Council may adopt a resolution on interim measures, to demand the withdrawal of troops, damages. If these temporary measures are not implemented, Then the UN security Council may consider the adoption of coercive measures to do with weapons of force, which will force the state of the aggressor to the implementation of the decisions of the UN security Council, " said Kapustin.
He also said that Ukraine is a member of the United Nations and has offices at the United Nations." If they (the Ukrainian authorities) consider that the Russian Federation has committed an aggressive act against the territorial integrity of Ukraine, they are required to Contact the United Nations", He said.
According to Kapustin, the adoption by the Parliament of Ukraine statements, in which Russia is called an aggressor, nothing threatens Russia in the plan." in principle, for the Russian Federation no No legal consequences. If only in accordance with the laws of Ukraine such declarations have the opportunity to indicate some action for the Ukrainian military power in order to take some measures against Russia. I very much doubt, because It is so, " said the lawyer.
" If you think health Is a Declaration of war? No. Hardly Happy has a right to It. To appeal to the UN? It must create the foreign Ministry on behalf of the Prime Minister, the President, " He said. According to the expert, the incident is a common political gesture, indicating a loss of the political elite of Ukraine.