European Parliament will discuss possible sanctions against Russia for aggression in Kerch Straight – MEP Harms
KYIV. Nov 26 (Interfax-Ukraine) – The European Parliament will discuss the possibility of imposing sanctions on Russia because of the aggression against Ukrainian ships in the Kerch Strait, European Parliament deputy Rebecca Harms has said.
A week ago, the European Parliament held discussions on the possible escalation of the situation in the Sea of Azov, in particular in the Kerch Strait, Harms said at a press conference at the Kyiv-based Interfax-Ukraine agency on Monday.
She said that her colleagues and she discussed that in the event of a possible escalation, it is necessary to introduce new, tougher sanctions. Because of what happened yesterday and today, this discussion will take place again in a few days, she said.
Harms said that it is impossible to do nothing in response to violation of international maritime law.