Kiev: the Sanctions on the Crimea could spread to South district

Киев: Санкции по Крыму могут распостранить на Южный округ

The Ukrainian foreign Ministry commented on the decision of Putin in Crimea.

The Ukrainian foreign Ministry has expressed “strong protest to Russia in connection with the liquidation of the so-called Federal district of Crimea and its accession to the southern Federal district”, UNIAN reports.

As stated by Deputy Minister Sergey Kyslytsya, in this regard, the Western countries can spread the sanctions to the Crimea for the entire southern Federal district of the Russian Federation.

“Here it may happen that the sanctions that act directly on the territory of Crimea, serious partners, international organizations and countries, can be extended to the southern Federal district,” – said the official.

Earlier today, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree that has United the southern Federal district Crimean Federal district.

Putin said the abolition of the Crimean district