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Repatriation of Ukrainian ships continues

The Korets (credit: Ukrainian Ministry of Defence)
The Korets (credit: Ukrainian Ministry of Defence)

(B2) In the midst of tension in Eastern Ukraine, the agreement concluded between kyiv and Moscow to repatriate ships blocked in Crimea continues. The Ukrainian Defense Ministry confirmed this. Four additional ships left Crimea on Tuesday (May 20) and reached a Ukrainian port: the tug Choir's (U-830) et Krasnoperekopsk (U-947), port minesweeper Henichesk (U-360) et a star. In total, since the start of the agreement between representatives of the Russian and Ukrainian defense ministries, 28 ships have been repatriated from Crimea.

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).