Russia expressed a protest in connection with plans of Ukraine to conduct missile firing near the Crimea.
The defense Ministry expressed protest in connection with the plans of the Armed forces of Ukraine to conduct missile firing near the Crimea, transfers the Internet-the edition with reference to.
The corresponding note was handed to the Ukrainian attache for defence, said in a statement the Russian military.
«The Ukrainian side stated its South-Eastern border of the danger zone break limit of the territorial sea of the Russian Federation, which is a violation of international law and Russian legislation», – said in a statement.
«Transferred to him (attaché of defense – ed.) the document protesting the Russian defense Ministry in connection with the introduction of the Ukrainian side of illegal restrictions on the use of 1 and 2 December 2016 airspace over the Black sea to the West coast of the Crimean Peninsula to conduct missile firings,» said the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation.
Earlier, the NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov said that Kiev is not planning to conduct missile tests in the Kerch Strait. He noted that the Russian airspace in the Black sea ends up in the middle of the Strait.
«The rest of the territory West of the Kerch Strait is the sovereign airspace of Ukraine», – said Turchinov, adding that Ukraine conducts missile tests under all international obligations and treaties.We will remind, Russia demanded from Ukraine to cancel the missile exercises in the vicinity of Simferopol. It was alleged that Kiev «has unilaterally taken the decision to conduct missile firings in the sovereign airspace of the Russian Federation».