London insisted that Russia stopped the blockade of the sea of Azov – statement

Лондон наполіг, щоб Росія припинила блокаду Азовського моря – заява

The aggression of the Russian Federation in Azov

In the British foreign office considered that during this time more than 200 ships have suffered from the actions of Russian border guards

UK urged Russia not to impede the movement of ships in the sea of Azov.

This is stated in the statement of the British foreign Ministry.

The Agency stressed that Russia restricts the freedom of navigation. The report also mentioned that the Russian Federation is opened illegally built a bridge across the Kerch Strait, and since then stops the cargo ship, arriving and leaving Ukrainian ports on the Azov. This causes delays, a significant increase in transport costs and loss of income of the Ukrainian ports.

In London felt that during this time more than 200 ships have suffered from the actions of Russian border guards.

Earlier, the foreign Ministers of the EU discussed specific measures in connection with the situation in the Azov sea.

“We are also concerned about the growing military presence of Russia in the Azov sea. The UK supports the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine within its internationally recognized borders and territorial waters. We call upon Russia to ensure unhindered access of merchant ships through the Kerch Strait and sea of Azov”, – said in a statement.