The Ministry of foreign affair of Russia responded sharply to the accusations of Ukraine and Western countries on the issue of aggressive and illegal actions in the Azov-Kerch water area.

Wednesday, November 21, on the official website of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia there was an appeal on the conflict in the Azov sea, reports “Russian conversation”.

The authorities of the Russian Federation considered it necessary to warn Kiev from some “provocative actions” by the unilateral establishment of the state border in Azov.

“Russia regrets that the confrontational course of Kiev to destabilize the Russian-Ukrainian relations finds support in a number of States, including member countries of the European Union”, – said the Agency.

Moreover, Moscow said that the Kerch Strait has never been and is not international according to the UN Convention on the law of the sea 1982

“The responsibility for a possible further escalation of the situation in the Azov-Kerch water area lies on Ukraine and the States that support its provocative actions,” – said the Minister.

Recall that the EU in the next few days ready to appoint a severe punishment on Russia for its criminal acts in the Azov sea.

Earlier, Russia detained a boat with the Ukrainians in the Azov sea: the ship was confiscated, the captain fined.