Date: 6 days ago   Category: Economy

Germany does not see consensus in the EU according to sanctions because of an incident in the Black Sea — Rambler News Service


Photo: globallookpress.com/Christoph Soeder the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany Heiko Maas said that Germany will not suggest to impose new sanctions against Russia because of an incident in the Kerch Strait, Reuters reports. "Now I believe that I will incorrectly speak about new sanctions because efforts on decrease in tension are made" — Maas told. "From Germany offers on new sanctions will not be. I do not see consensus in the EU about new sanctions" — he added. On November 25 the frontier service of FSB of Russia detained in the Russian territorial waters in the Black Sea the ships of Naval Forces of Ukraine Nikopol, Berdyansk and "Yana Kapu" in attempt to make illegal actions — without permission to pass the Kerch Strait and to put out to the Sea of Azov. Vessels did not react to requirements to stop and made dangerous maneuvering. During the incident the Russian frontier guards had to open fire at the Ukrainian vessels and to storm them. Three Ukrainian seamen were wounded. Vessels violators together with crews were detained by FSB of Russia. Later courts of the Crimea all 24 Ukrainian seamen involved in an incident arrested.

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