During her speech at the UN Security Council meeting, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini reiterated that the EU does not recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia, according to UN news center.
“The European Union will continue to advocate for Ukraine's territorial integrity and will not recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol,” the official stated.
According to her, one of the EU main priorities is a need to end the conflict in Ukraine.
“In order to stabilize the situation in the east of Ukraine all parties are required to fully implement all the provisions of the Minsk Agreements,” Mogherini noted.
QHA reported earlier that according to Vissarion Aseev, a member of the Crimean Human Rights Group, the return of Crimea in nonmilitary way is possible with the full support of the international community and firm stance of Ukraine.