The claim of Ukraine against Russia: the Tribunal in the Hague issued a procedural decision

The Tribunal under the Convention on the law of the sea UN has ordered Ukraine to prepare the documents until 19 February 2018, according to the suit against Russia on the violation by Russia of the UN Convention on the law of the sea 1982. This is stated in the message on the website of the Permanent court of arbitration in the Hague.

We will remind, on may 12 in the Hague began the organizational hearings on the suit of Ukraine on the violation by Russia of the Convention on the law of the sea.

During the meeting, the Tribunal held consultations with the parties on the procedural framework of the arbitration, including the calendar for oral and written statements.

Arbitration proceedings against Russia Ukraine beginning in September 2016 with the aim of protecting its rights as a coastal state adjacent to the waters of Crimea in the Black sea, the Azov sea and Kerch Strait.

As stated previously stated the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine on European integration Elena zerkal, Russia, as a permanent member of the UN security Council, considers himself virtually untouchable and cynically counting on impunity for gross violations of international law