Ukrainian Foreign Ministry sends a note of protest to Russia over Yalta economic forum

21.04.2017 10:11 385

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has expressed a decisive protest over the holding of the so-called Yalta International Economic Forum by Russia in the temporary occupied territory of Crimea, the ministry’s press service reports.

“The note of protest by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine expresses its strong protest to the Russian Federation its intention to conduct on April 20-22, 2017 the so-called Yalta International Economic Forum in the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea and Sevastopol," the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs stressed in its statement released on Thursday

In this connection, the Ukrainian diplomats once again stressed that holding this event is a gross violation by the Russian Federation of the state sovereignty of Ukraine, its legislation and generally recognized norms of international law.

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