Date: 6 months ago   Category: Economy

The president of Lithuania announced imposition of sanctions against Russia — Rambler News Service


Photo: globallookpress.com the President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite at a press conference with the president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that Vilnius imposed sanctions against Moscow because of an incident in the Black Sea with the Ukrainian ships, "The European truth" tells. "The international organizations did not impose any sanctions, however we accepted national sanctions in connection with aggression in the Kerch Strait" — Grybauskaite said. At the same time the Lithuanian leader did not specify what sanctions were imposed. She added that Lithuania will continue to assist Ukraine. "We send ammunition, military instructors, cyberinstructors and humanitarian aid", - the president of Lithuania 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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