Mogherini: European Union will never recognize annexation of Crimea
While speaking before the deputies of the European Parliament during the hearings on the situation in the Azov Sea , High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, assured that the European Union would never recognize the annexation of Crimea by Russia.
“I am grateful to the European Parliament for focusing their attention on the situation in the Black Sea after Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula. We do not recognize [now] and will not recognize in the future, the annexation of the Crimean peninsula by the Russian Federation,” she stated.
Earlier Mogherini said that the EU condemns Russia’s construction of the Kerch Bridge, as well as blocking of shipping and militarization in the Azov Sea.