Crimean authorities: Turkey’s refusal to accept ships from Crimea is a ‘political statement’ against Russia
The head of the Kremlin-controlled Crimean parliament, Vladimir Konstantinov, believes that the decision by Turkish leadership to ban the reception of ships from the closed ports of the Russian-annexed Crimea will not affect the economy of the peninsula in any way. He told journalists about this in Simferopol, RIA Krym reports.
“By and large, this [the ban on receiving ships in Crimea] doesn’t affect us in any way. Even before that, we did not particularly have a freight flow with them [Turkey]. These are all political statements, so there is no need to pay much attention to them,” the speaker asserted.
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