Deputy FM Zerkal to represent Ukraine's interests in Intl arbitral court in The Hague on UN convention on sea law
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed an order on the representation of Ukraine in the consideration of the issue in the International Arbitration Court in The Hague on the violation of the UN Convention on the Sea Law, to protect the interests of Ukraine entrusted to Deputy Foreign Minister for European Integration, Olena Zerkal.
This follows from the order on the representation of Ukraine when considering the case in the International Arbitration Court about the violation of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, signed by the president, the presidential press service reported.
According to him, Ukraine conducted unprecedented work to protect its legal positions.
"Today is the next stage. We have prepared an order on the representation of Ukraine when the Arbitration Tribunal examines the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea on the absolutely clear position of protecting Ukraine's interests in connection with the violation of the sovereign rights of Ukraine by the Russian Federation in the Black and Azov Seas and the Kerch Strait," Poroshenko said.