(QHA) -

European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation Eurocontrol banned European air companies flying to Crimea, the web site of the organization reports.

“Eurocontrol is strictly following ICAO Convention on International Civil Aviation and will not recognise any unilateral declaration of air navigation service provision over any part of Ukrainian airspace other than from the Ukrainian authority” reads the statement.

According to the statement, a number of routes are closed WIE-UFN as well as UKFF (Simferopol) and UKFB (Sevastopol) airports.