Lavrov spoke about danger of undermining sovereignty, despite annexation of Crimea

  • Lavrov spoke about danger of undermining sovereignty despite annexation of Crimea

Doha: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov condemned a possible violation by any state in the world of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of another state, while Russia has already occupied part of the territory of Ukraine for the fourth year.

"If anyone in the Middle East or in any other region of the world plans to violate international law by undermining the sovereignty and territorial integrity of any state, including all the states of the Middle East and North Africa, this is condemned. We, the information that someone is preparing an attack on Israel, do not have, "Lavrov said in response to a question from journalists.

Recall that in 2014, the Russian Federation annexed the Crimean Peninsula.

In 2016 on November 15, the Human Rights Committee of the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution initiated by Ukraine on the Crimea and the city of Sevastopol. In the resolution, for the first time Russia is called an occupying country, and Crimea i Sevastopol is temporarily occupied territory.

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