Ukraine will not stop supplying water to the Crimea
According to the announcement of the press-service of the Ministry of regional development, construction and communal sector of Ukraine, Ukraine does not intend to stop supplying water to the Crimea.
"We have to do everything not to interrupt the water supply of Kherson and the Crimea," said the vice-premier and the head of the Ministry of regional development of Ukraine Vladimir Groisman today. He has also commissioned the executive authorities with fine-tuning the mechanism of interaction and mutual settlements with the Crimean enterprises - water consumers.
It's worth reminding that during the all-Crimean referendum, which was held on March 16, 96 percent of the voters voted for Crimea's accession to Russia. The agreement on the accession of the peninsula to the Russian Federation was signed on March 18 and ratified on March 21, resulting in appearance of new entity - Crimean federal district, which includes the Crimean Republic and the city of federal significance Sevastopol.
New Kiev authorities, which forcefully stripped lawfully elected president of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych from power, considered the referendum illegitimate and refused to acknowledge its results.