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Poroshenko Orders Lawsuit Against Russia Because Of Environmental Damage Caused By Construction Of Kerch Bridg

Poroshenko Orders Lawsuit Against Russia Because Of Environmental Damage Caused By Construction Of Kerch Bridge

Russia, President, Petro Poroshenko, Lawsuit, Kerch Bridge

President Petro Poroshenko has ordered the filing of a lawsuit against Russia because of the environmental caused by the construction of the Kerch Bridge.

Poroshenko's spokesman Sviatoslav Tseholko announced this on Twitter, the Ukrainian News Agency reports.

"The president has ordered that a lawsuit be filed against the Russian Federation because of the environmental damage caused by the construction of the Kerch Bridge," he wrote.

Tseholko did not provide further details.

"I would like to [the issues related] to the disaster that was caused by the construction of the Kerch Bridge to be considered and the relevant lawsuit prepared [and filed] with the relevant international entities," the press service of the Ukrainian Presidential Administration quoted Poroshenko as saying at a meeting on forestry reform and improvement of the state environmental policy in Ivano-Frankivsk.

He stressed that he expected information on this issue within the shortest possible time.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, the Ministry of Infrastructure previously planned to file a complaint with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) over the illegal construction of the Kerch Bridge and the closure of the Kerch Strait by Russia.

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