°

In the Crimea, urged the US "not to meddle" in the construction of foreign ships

First Vice-speaker of the Crimean Parliament Efim Fix urged the us authorities to tackle the problems within their country, not "poke our nose" into other people's business related to the construction of amphibious ships in the Crimea.

Russian President Vladimir Putin participated on Monday in the laying of two amphibious assault ships on the Kerch plant "Zaliv". The ships are named after famous military leaders: "Ivan Rogov" and "Mitrofan Moskalenko".

In turn, the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine on his page in Facebook said that the "unauthorized construction" of the Russian military vehicles on Ukrainian territory violates international norms.

"What does the US have the ships that can be built in the Crimea, on the territory of the Russian Federation? Let them do their job. Tired already that they poke their nose everywhere, where it is not necessary. Let them deal with their internal issues and do not climb into other people's business," - said RIA Novosti Fix.

According to him, Russia will continue to act based solely on its national interests.

Crimea became a Russian region after held there in March 2014 referendum in which 96.77% of voters of the Republic of Crimea and 95.6% of residents of Sevastopol voted for joining Russia. Ukraine still considers Crimea its but temporarily occupied territory. The Russian leadership has repeatedly stated that the inhabitants of Crimea democratically in full compliance with international law and the UN Charter voted for reunification with Russia. According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Crimea issue "is closed permanently."