Small armored artillery boat Nikopol, Berdyansk and RAID tug Yana Kapu Navy of Ukraine, detained by the border service of the Russian Federation for violation of the state border of Russia, in the port of Kerch.
BRUSSELS, Dec 4 — the United States demands the immediate return of the Ukrainian sailors who have previously violated the state border of the Russian Federation in the Black sea and was detained, and will prepare a “collective response” to Russia’s actions, said Tuesday in Brussels, U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.
Three ships of the Ukrainian Navy 25 Nov violated the border of the Russian Federation. They maneuvered in a dangerous manner, did not obey the lawful demands of the Russian authorities and was arrested. All those on the ships the sailors and employees of SBU arrested for two months.
“We hope that Russia will back the Ukrainian seafarers being held today and immediately. We will prepare a collective response that will demonstrate that Russia’s behavior is unacceptable,” he added.