Moscow will suspend the “pass for military ships and buildings of other countries passing through the territorial waters of the Russian Federation” for a period of six months.
The United States does not like Russia’s decision to restrict the navigation of foreign military and official ships in three areas near Crimea.
“This is another unprovoked escalation of the current Moscow movement aimed at weakening and destabilizing Ukraine”State Department spokesperson Ned Price emphasized in a statement “Deep Concern” A large number of Russian troops from Washington were placed on the border with Ukraine.
Moscow announced on Friday “time out” From April 24 to October 31, a period of six months, “Pass the territorial waters of the Russian Federation for warships and other national buildings”. The suspension involves three areas, one of which is located near the Strait of the Keche Peninsula, near the strait of the same name, which connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Azov, which is crucial for the export of grain or steel produced in Ukraine.
The tension between Russia and Ukraine lasted for several weeks. Ukraine accused Moscow of seeking the cause of the war, and Russia accused Kiev of preparing to launch an offensive against pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.
United States “Call on Russia to stop harassing ships in the area and reduce the number of its troops on the border with Ukraine”The State Department spokesperson said.NATO member states have expressed their “Worry” Moscow sea exercises and asked Russia to guarantee “Free Entry” To the Ukrainian port on the Sea of Azov.