This was announced by the Deputy foreign Minister of Ukraine Olena zerkal. According to her, Russia has refused to participate in the hearings, but the meeting will be held in time, reports “Russian conversation” with a link to the website of the diplomat.

Zerkal expressed confidence that the sailors “released” and Russia “will be forced to execute the court decision” even as a concession to the new President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky (not yet inaugurated).

We will remind that the international Tribunal for the law of the sea received a request to Kiev in April.

Ukrainian authorities demanded from Moscow to release Ukrainian sailors and to pay compensation for the arrest of Navy ships. Russia, in turn, said that the sailors are under investigation and are awaiting the court’s verdict, they are violators of the state border.

Recall that Medvedchuk has revealed his plans for the Ukrainian sailors.