The court of arbitration for the law of the sea United Nations has recognized its jurisdiction in the case of aggression of Russia against Ukraine.
This was stated by Ukrainian Minister of foreign Affairs Vadym Prystayko on Twitter on Friday, February 21.
According to Pristayko, the Tribunal will consider the claim of Ukraine on the seizure by the Russians of Ukrainian ships in the Kerch Strait.
“The arbitration Tribunal in the Hague confirmed its jurisdiction to consider the claim in part of the Azov sea and the Kerch Strait, as well as the abduction of our natural resources,” the official said.
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He said that in the first place it involves illegal construction by Russia of the overpass through the Kerch Strait and capture ships.
While European though said that the court upheld only part of the legal position, which insisted Ukraine.
In particular, Kiev has preserved a chance to pursue the question about theft by Russians of the so-called “towers Boyko”.