▲ Up
02:23 24-10-2016
MAIN АКИpress CA-News
About us On-line subscription
Russian Foreign Ministry recognizes independence of Crimea

Bishkek (AKIpress) - moscow The Russian Foreign Ministry said that a declaration of independence adopted by the Crimean Parliament is rightful and consistent with international law, the Foreign Ministry's press service reported on March 11.

The Russian Foreign Ministry noted that the declaration has international legal justification, in particular the UN Charter. The provision was approved by the UN International Court on July 22, 2014 in relation to Kosovo.

The International Court of Justice confirmed the fact that unilateral declaration of independence does not violate any rule of international law as stated in the provision adopted at the request of the UN General Assembly.

The Russian Federation will fully respect free will of the people of Crimea in the referendum, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

In turn, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry protested the Russian Foreign Ministry's statement on recognition of legitimate declaration of independence of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol.

The decision taken by the Crimean Verkhovna Rada is unconstitutional, illegal and void, the Ukrainian Ministry said. This document violates national legislation of Ukraine and provisions of international instruments, including statement of the President of the Security Council dated July 20, 1993, which was unanimously supported by all members of the UN Security Council, including Russia.

Ukraine strongly condemns direct interference of Russia in internal affairs of the country. Russia's actions directly contradict fundamental principles of international law and generally recognized principles of co-existence, according to the Ukrainian authorities.

The Foreign Ministry of Ukraine condemns practice of provocative statements and any actions that are aimed at aggravating the situation in Crimea.

Ukraine urges the Russian side for de-escalation of the situation, direct dialogue and full compliance with norms and principles of international law and inter-state relations, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry stressed.

Earlier, the Crimean Parliament adopted a declaration in support of the region's independence from Ukraine and intention to enter into Russian territory. 

12:39 12.03.2014
17:08 CEC of Kyrgyzstan changes territorial election commissions reserves of number of regions16:49 Kyrgyzstanis Madazimov reporting about 30 Kyrgyz women held in slavery in Kazakhstan has no information – Foreign Ministry16:12 PM Jeenbekov, Eurasian Economic Commission Board Chairman discuss joint works on phytosanitary and veterinary control15:57 Employees of Kyrgyz Interior Ministry participate in OSCE seminar on prevention of extremism and terrorism15:43 Prime Ministers of Russia, Kazakhstan to meet in Moscow15:21 Osh police detain suspect of murder of 12-year-old boy14:48 Kazakhstan names Deputy Minister of Agriculture14:23 57 warehouses of obsolete pesticides from post-Soviet era found in Kyrgyzstan13:58 General Prosecutor's Office, Council of Europe consider accession of Kyrgyzstan to European Convention on Extradition13:27 State Personnel Service of Kyrgyzstan, Council of Europe discuss anti-corruption measures12:59 Justice Ministry's State Secretary Nurzhan Tashtanov dismissed12:52 President Atambayev receives Minister of Culture12:27 CEC approves new polling stations in Jalal-Abad and Batken regions12:01 ISIS executes hundreds of Mosul area residents11:56 IMF warns of slow growth in Central Asia, Caucasus11:41 Uzbekistan, Belarus discuss upcoming bilateral events11:27 State Environmental Protection Agency fails to provide results of chemical analysis of water samples from waste treatment facilities of southern shore of Issyk-Kul11:00 Kyrgyz juniors win 12 medals at international karate tournaments in Kazakhstan10:42 Finance Ministry offers to provide National Bank priority right to purchase refined gold10:09 Mayor's office of Bishkek congratulates social workers on professional holiday
-4° C
+11° C
+4° C
+15° C
+10° C
+5° C
exchange rates

© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2016. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75