The European Union does not recognize the Russia in the Crimea the referendum about entering of amendments into the Russian Constitution. This was announced by the representative of the Union for foreign Affairs and security policy Peter Stano, reports Interfax-Ukraine.
“The EU does not recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia, which is a violation of international law. Therefore, the EU does not recognize a vote by Russia on the Peninsula, which is part of Ukraine”, – he said.
Stano also noted that “similarly, owners of Russian passports issued in areas that currently are not under the control of the Ukrainian government, in contradiction with the Minsk agreements, should not participate in elections organized by the Russian Federation.”
He concluded that the European Union remains unchanged in its support for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine.