Zelensky: Crimea and the Black Sea should not belong to just one person
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that Crimea and the Black Sea should not belong to only one person, clearly implying Russian President Vladimir Putin. At the same time, he mentioned that Crimea is "Ukrainian".
According to the press service of Zelensky, he spoke about this, speaking to the cadets of the training center of the State Border Service of Ukraine in the Cherkasy region.
The President mentioned a joint international exercise in which Ukrainian border guards and military personnel of the North Atlantic Alliance participated. Speaking about the servicemen of the State Border Service of Ukraine, he noted that "they professionally and smoothly perform tasks on the same level as the best border guards and military personnel in Europe and the whole world."
According to Zelensky, the maneuvers "indicated" that the "Ukrainian" Crimea and the Black Sea water area cannot be considered as belonging to "one person", since they are "internationally recognized territories" and "borders of independent Ukraine."
The head of the Ukrainian state argues that the main priority of the world community should be the "return" of the Azov and Black Seas to the international legal field and ensuring safe navigation in these waters.
Earlier, the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine issued an "anti-occupation dictionary" that officials and journalists of the country are obliged to use. In particular, it recommends calling the return of Crimea to Russia a "Russian invasion" or "temporary occupation." It is noteworthy that in this glossary from the NSDC, the Great Patriotic War is referred to the "fakes" section.
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