The Russian occupation of Crimea is a threat to economic cooperation in the black sea region. This was stated by foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin at a special meeting of the Council of foreign Ministers of member countries of the black sea economic cooperation (BSEC) in Istanbul (Turkey), reports Radio Liberty.
According to him, the black sea economic cooperation was difficult due to the aggressive actions of Russia in the region.
He noted that economic ties in the region aimed at turning it into a zone of peace, stability and prosperity, but the Russian occupation of Crimea destroys these principles.
As previously said by the MP and the coordinator of group “Information resistance” Dmitry Tymchuk, Russia occupied Crimea is perceived as a military-political springboard to keep control of the black sea region.