Ukraine protests Putin’s visit to Crimea
The visit of Russian leader Vladimir Putin to Sevastopol is a “cynical and demonstrative disregard” by Russia of the norms of international law. The Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs noted this in a statement.
The Ministry said that the visit of the head of the Russian state, “like other so-called trips of Russian officials to the temporarily occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea,” is a “gross violation of the state sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.”
“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation has been given a corresponding note of protest,” the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry added.
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