In the Federation Council appreciated the statement of the European Union's militarization of the Crimea
The Senator from the Crimean region, a member of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Sergei Tsekov called primitive charges of the European Union on Russia of militarization of the Crimea.
The European Union had earlier issued a statement that the construction of amphibious ships in the Kerch evidence of "militarization" of the Crimea and has a negative impact on regional security in the Black sea.
"The EU is unable to objectively assess the situation that is happening in the world, continuing to demonstrate a complete primitive in their assessments of what is happening in Russia and in Crimea in particular," - told RIA Novosti Tsekov.
According to him, if anyone has been purposefully militarization, and unceremoniously gradually approaching the Russian borders, that NATO countries.
"Our operations, laying ships in Kerch are purely defensive in nature. We build the ships in its territory, to emphasize his power in the face of potential enemy," - said the Senator.
Previously, the two amphibious assault ship laid on the Kerch plant "Zaliv". The ceremony was attended by President of Russia Vladimir Putin. The ships are named after famous military leaders: "Ivan Rogov" and "Mitrofan Moskalenko".
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."