Ukrainian Prime Minister praised the prospects for resuming the supply of the Crimea
The resumption of water supply of Crimea in Crimean canal is not on the agenda, said Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Shmyhal.
He added that "this is not the subject of any bargaining."
Press conference of the Prime Minister led the Ukrainian TV channels.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba on 1 June said that Kyiv is not going to help Moscow to solve problems with water supply of the Crimea.
In turn, Vice Prime Minister and Minister for reintegration of the temporarily occupied territories Alexey Reznikov said that the resumption of water supply is possible only after the return of the Peninsula to the Ukraine.
In the Crimean hydrometeorological center reported that the reservoir of the Peninsula in may was filled with 2.3 times less than in 2019. This resulted in the short duration and irregularity of precipitation.
Ukraine provided to 85% of needs of the Crimea in fresh water through the North Crimean canal. After the reunification of the Peninsula with Russia water flow completely stopped.
State Duma Deputy and former Prosecutor of the Crimea Natalia Polonskaya has written to the UN high Commissioner for human rights Michelle Bachelet a letter urging them to condemn the criminal actions of the Ukrainian authorities.