Minister warns EU may lose its power if it fails to build relations with RussiaWorld January 23, 13:29
Hungary to step up work on Paks nuclear power plant in cooperation with RosatomBusiness & Economy January 23, 13:20
Russia to develop 5th-generation medium-range anti-aircraft missile systemMilitary & Defense January 23, 13:19
Russia ready to consider Trump’s proposals on combating terror — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 23, 13:16
Putin’s spokesman says still early to speak of 2018 presidential election in RussiaRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 23, 13:11
Kremlin spokesman says telephone conversation between Putin, Trump under considerationRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 23, 13:01
Press review: Trump's inauguration speech and CIA releases secret Cold War documentsPress Review January 23, 13:00
Russian defense contractor prepares Buk-M3 antiaircraft missile systems for exportsMilitary & Defense January 23, 12:35
Italy’s Berlusconi welcomes Trump’s call for closer ties with RussiaWorld January 23, 12:32
“ICAO believes Russia shall provide air navigation services over Crimea and its territorial waters, and Ukraine shall do this over open sea, but with consideration of technical accords with Russia on air navigation service near Simferopol,” the ministry’s representative stated.
He added that “the legality of flights over Crimea and territorial waters was not doubted by ICAO representatives and were proposed by them as one of compulsive parts of the possible tripartite decision that does not require to be included in the European air navigation plan”.
Ukraine’s aviation authorities previously claimed that Ukraine should preserve control over the transit air traffic corridor over Crimea and the Black Sea area, adding that from March 12, 2014 until a special order airdromes of Simferopol, Sevastopol (Belbek) and the lower air space over the Crimean peninsula were closed.
“The ICAO confirmed the integrity of Ukraine’s air space and the belonging of the Simferopol flight information region to the area of responsibility of Ukraine,” the State Aviation Service of Ukraine reported June 23.
Flights to Crimea are being carried out in strict compliance with Russian aviation laws. “The ICAO approved of Russia’s constructive stance at the negotiations,” the Russian Transport Ministry source said.