The Ukrainian foreign Ministry called on the countries of the Budapest Memorandum to initiate consultations

МИД Украины призвал страны Будапештского меморандума начать консультации

Ukraine appealed to the signatories of the Budapest Memorandum with a demand to hold urgent consultations to ensure full compliance and the immediate cessation of aggression of Russia against Ukraine.

This is stated in the statement of the MFA of Ukraine.

“On November 25, 2018, the Russian Federation has carried out another act of armed aggression against Ukraine by an armed attack on the ships of naval forces of Ukraine in the Black sea and the Kerch Strait. The audacious and insidious attack is the continuation of armed aggression against Ukraine launched by Russian Federation on 20 February 2014,” the statement reads.

States that on 27 November, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine appealed to the countries-signatories of the Budapest Memorandum demanding an urgent consultation with a view to ensuring full compliance and immediate cessation of aggression of Russia against Ukraine.

As you know, the signatories of the Budapest Memorandum, the UK, USA and Russia.

It was signed in connection with Ukraine’s accession to the Treaty on the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons.

We will remind, in the morning on November 25, Russia blocked the passage through the Kerch Strait the Ukrainian tugboat “Yana Kapu” two boats “Berdyansk” and “Nikopol”. To do this, the Russians blocked the movement under the Crimean bridge tanker and even resorted to RAM the tug the edge of the ship “don”. The evening of the same day the Russian ships attacked them and seized the Ukrainian ships in the sea of Azov was captured by Russian special forces, two soldiers were injured – Navy APU Ukrainian ships in the sea of Azov was captured by Russian special forces, two soldiers were injured – Navy APU wounding at least six Ukrainian sailors. In General, it was reported on 23 detainees.

Because of the attack of the Russian fleet by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to urgently Poroshenko has convened a war Cabinet Poroshenko has convened a war Cabinet convened the war Cabinet, and Ukraine initiated an extraordinary meeting of the UN Security Council. At a meeting of the war Cabinet and the national security Council decided to introduce in Ukraine martial law for two months, but Parliament has not agreed on a period of time – Poroshenko agreed to 30 days of special regime.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has stated that martial law is not a Declaration of war, is not subject to mobilization or restriction of constitutional rights and freedoms.

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