The reason is that the “Assad regime” recognizes the separatist republics
Ukraine Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the severance of diplomatic relations with Syria statement spread
The reason is Syria of Ukraine recognition of the “independence” of the so-called Donetsk and Lugansk regions created in the occupied territories.
Ukraine The Ministry of Foreign Affairs states that this decision of Syria is an unfriendly act against their country.
At the same time, this step of Ukraine encroachment on sovereignty and territorial integrity, legislation, UN It is a violation of the Charter, fundamental norms and principles of international law:
“On the instructions of the Kremlin curators of the Syrian regime in Donetsk and Lugansk Russia there is no doubt that he tried to give pseudo-subjectivity to the occupying administrations”.
Ukraine government in response to this unfriendly action, 24 April In accordance with Article 2 of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, signed in Vienna in 1963, it has declared that it has severed diplomatic relations with Syria without severing consular relations:
“We will implement the procedure of applying a trade embargo to Syria, as well as other sanctions against legal and natural persons of Syria. Our position is clear – we of Ukraine we respond as harshly as possible to attempts to undermine its sovereignty and territorial integrity and use all available means, including on the diplomatic front national we protect our interests”, – said the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dmitry Kuleba.
Part of Luhansk and Donetsk regions, after Moscow illegally annexed Crimea in 2014 Russia came under the control of separatists supported by
As for diplomatic relations between Syria and Ukraine, they have not been good before.
Since 2016, Ukraine has closed its embassy in Damascus due to the crimes committed by the “Bashar al-Assad regime” against the Syrian people.
2018ordered the closure of the Syrian embassy in Ukraine.
Ukrainians in Syria apply to the Embassy of Ukraine in Lebanon.
The Syrian government is considered one of Russia’s closest allies.
Russia to Syria in 2015 military intervention allowed Assad to maintain his power.
Syria is the first country after Russia to recognize the so-called republics of Donetsk and Lugansk.