Kiev is considering the possibility of buying from their Western allies used military ships that “age was quite satisfied Ukraine”. This broadcast “5 channel” said the commander of the naval forces (naval forces) of Ukraine Ihor Voronchenko.
According to him, Ukraine, as a transit state, which must guarantee the safe navigation of all vessels on the Black sea, can not do one trawler “Genichesk”.
“Several options were examined, we decided that we will be able to buy a mine-sweeping the complex. [The decision] is also taken for acquisition of ships of the coastal zone”, — said the commander.
He also reported that representatives of Ukraine have already visited the talks on the issue. “One group of officers of the Navy of Ukraine has returned, I can’t name the countries because I do not have the right, from abroad, where positively reviewed by the mere decision”, — said Voronchenko.
According to him, another group of negotiators will go abroad in September this year. “That is, partner countries, the ones we now have help, this issue is considered as promising,” said the military.
Earlier Voronchenko said that the Ukrainian Navy ships that remained in Crimea, are used as donors for ships of the Russian Navy. The commander also said that Kiev could demand from Russia compensation in cash or the return of the ships “in this part where they were”.