Kuleba: Russia is trying to delay the process in the International Tribunal, under the guise of pandemic

Dmitry Kuleba

KIEV. July 3. UNN. Russia is trying, under the guise of the pandemic to delay the process at the International Tribunal of the UN law of the sea in the case of illegal detention of three ships of the Navy of Ukraine. This broadcast of a television said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmitry Kuleba, reports UNN.

“We submitted the Memorandum, Russia is trying, under the guise of the pandemic, telling a coronavirus that prevents it to prepare its Memorandum, postpone the deadline for another very long time ahead to just delay the process. This issue is now before the Tribunal,” – said Kuleba.

At the same time, the diplomat stressed, Ukraine’s position is very strong.

We will remind, on may 22, Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs Yevgeny Yenin signed a Memorandum of Ukraine in the international Tribunal for the law of the sea the UN in the case of the seizure of the sailors and ships in the Black sea in November 2018.

Russia has three months to Express objections to jurisdiction in this case.