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The Netherlands spoke about the consultations with Russia on the MH17 case

Australia, the Netherlands and Russia continue tripartite consultations in the case of the crash of flight MH17 in Eastern Ukraine, but to achieve the result can take years, said in a letter to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Netherlands dated 10 July 2020, addressed the House of representatives of the country (at the disposal of RIA Novosti).

The Dutch government on Friday announced the decision to file a lawsuit against Russia with the ECHR in connection with the crash of flight MH17. The justice Ministry said that the ECHR notifies Russia of a case. In a press-service of the court RIA Novosti said that the complaint of the Netherlands enrolled in the ECHR and is under consideration.

The Ukrainian foreign Ministry commented on the words of Saakashvili on the Georgian authorities

The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine after statements of the head of the Executive Committee of the national Council reform Mikheil Saakashvili about the illegitimacy of the Georgian authorities stated that it appreciates the partnership with Georgia and is ready to develop bilateral relations, and the words separate unauthorized persons can not be considered position of the state, reported the press service of the foreign Ministry on Friday.

Earlier, Saakashvili said on his page on the social network Facebook, which does not recognize the legitimacy of the Georgian government. He also said that he would be "front line" during the parliamentary elections in Georgia in late October. The Georgian authorities then demanded that the Ukrainian side explanations in connection with statements of the former President and called the Ukrainian Ambassador Igor Dolgov.

Kiev assessed the prospects of holding a meeting of leaders "Norman Quartet"

The head of the office of the President of Ukraine Andrey Ermak said that the summit of leaders "channel four" in Berlin may take place in the coming months, he said this at a meeting with journalists on Friday.

"All reiterated the importance of holding the summit in Berlin. There is no denying that this summit should take place as soon as possible. Therefore, I believe that in the coming months, this summit should take place", - quotes the words of Ermak edition of "New time".

In Kiev explained the position on the revision of the Minsk agreements

The Deputy head of the delegation of Kiev in the contact group on settling the situation in Donbass Alexey Reznikov said that Minsk agreements, not much is working, but decisions about their review may be accepted only at the level of "Norman" summit (Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France).

Thursday Reznikov said that the Minsk agreement is largely irrelevant. After that, the Deputy head of presidential administration Dmitry Kozak said that Moscow expects from Kyiv official data about the further participation in the Minsk agreements.

Who said about the pressure of Affairs Poroshenko, the investigator filed a lawsuit against GBR

The head of the group of investigators investigating the case, in which appears eks-the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, Oleg Koretsky filed a lawsuit against the State Bureau of investigation (RRT) due to warnings about his dismissal from the Department, said on Friday the press-service of the District administrative court of Kiev.

Earlier Koretsky stated that, in his opinion, in some cases against Poroshenko is not a crime and should be closed. The investigator also said he was ready to testify about the pressure on the investigation from the management of the state Bureau of investigation in cases involving Poroshenko, if the case is filed. In the state Bureau of investigation of the word Koretsky denied and called them politically motivated. The Ministry also added that the investigator was planning to retire, as he was caught in a "leak" of official information.

Hot line the Ministry of resorts of Crimea has welcomed more than 11 thousand calls in six months

For six months, the hotline of the Ministry of resorts and tourism of the Crimea received more than 11 thousand calls, while last year during the same period there were about 600 complaints, reports the press service of the Ministry.

As reported by Minister of resorts and tourism of Crimea Vadim Volchenko, a large part of calls was in June and may – 9 522.

Moscow is waiting for clarification of the official position of Kyiv Minsk agreements

Moscow expects from Kyiv explanations regarding the words of the Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Reznikov on irrelevance of the Minsk agreements in the Donbass, if these statements are not refuted, then leaves Kiev from the Minsk and Normandy formats on the settlement of the conflict in Ukraine, told journalists on Friday the Deputy head of the presidential administration Dmitry Kozak.

On Thursday, the Ukrainian Vice-Premier for reintegration of the temporarily occupied territories Alexey Reznikov said that the Minsk agreement is largely irrelevant. Earlier Reznikov said that the Minsk agreements are worthless from the international legal point of view, but the Belarusian capital it is necessary to use as a platform for the conflict settlement in the Donbass. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba said that the Minsk process on the settlement of the conflict in the Donbass has not yet died and "rests on the German-French ventilator".

Zelensky has simplified the admission to universities for graduates from Crimea and Donbas

The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky has signed a law that makes it easier to enter higher educational institutions for graduates of schools of Crimea and the Donbass, reported on the website of the office of the Ukrainian President on Friday.

Earlier, the Parliament of Ukraine at the extraordinary session on the initiative Zelensky changed the law on higher education to facilitate admission to the Ukrainian universities graduates of schools of Crimea and Donbas. This decision was supported by 310 MPs with the necessary minimum of 226 votes.

Ukraine reported on the construction of the "wall" with Russia

The Ukrainian authorities since the beginning of this year spent $ 3.6 million on the construction of the project "the Wall" on the border with Russia just in the year 2020 this project provides for 14.8 million dollars, said on Friday the press-service of state frontier service of the country.

Earlier, the State border service of Ukraine has asked for an additional 4.5 billion hryvnia (about 168,7 million dollars) for construction of the project "the Wall" on the border with Russia.

In the Federation Council praised the position of Kiev on the supply of water in Crimea

The Senator from the Crimean region, a member of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Sergei Tsekov called immoral demonstrative refusal of the Ukrainian side to resume water supply to Crimea.

Secretary of the national security Council and defense of Ukraine Alexey Danilov in the Ukrainian TV channel "1 1" said that until such time as "Crimea is not Ukrainian," to pump there water there is "no moral right".

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