The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has instructed the Ministry of foreign Affairs to initiate arbitration proceedings against Russia. Kiev accuses Moscow of violating the UN Convention on the law of the sea.
photo: Natalia Gubernatorova
The corresponding statement in his Twitter did the press Secretary Poroshenko Svyatoslav Tsigalko.
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— Svyatoslav Tsegolko (@STsegolko) 14 Sep 2016
Earlier intention to file a lawsuit against Russia were announced by the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin. Later, the foreign Ministry reported that prepared a lawsuit and sent a corresponding notice to the Ministry of justice of the Russian Federation.
The Minister stressed that Kiev will get financial compensation, but did not specify the amount. But, according to him, it would be “very ambitious” claim under the UN Convention on the law of the sea.
Note that in August, the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that Moscow and Kiev could not agree on the UN Convention on the law of the sea.
According to her, representatives of Ukraine were in negotiations formally, in order to subsequently declare the end of the preliminary consultation on sovereign rights in the waters around the Crimea.
Read the respondents “MK” experts on the prospects of a claim of Ukraine against Russia