Ukraine and EU want to secure the Black Sea region together
Ukraine and the European Union will act together in response to the growing threats to security and stability in the Black Sea region.
The parties made the corresponding statement after the Ukraine-EU summit, which took place on October 12th.
“We agreed on the importance of coordinating international efforts to strengthen resilience to growing threats to security and stability in the Black Sea region,” the statement said.
The summit parties also addressed to Russia with an appeal to ensure passage to the Sea of Azov and condemned the decision of the Russian Federation to close part of the Black Sea to foreign warships.
“We continue to urge Russia to ensure unhindered and free passage to and from the Sea of Azov in accordance with international law. We condemn Russia’s decision to close parts of the Black Sea to non-Russian warships,” the statement reads.