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Ship under flag of Sierra Leone illegally enters Crimean port

Staff Writer |
The Nadalina dry cargo ship under the flag of Sierra Leone has arrived in the port of Sevastopol in occupied Crimea and violated the ban to enter ports and terminals closed by Ukraine in Crimea, the Ministry for Temporary Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons of Ukraine has reported.

"At 16:39 on September 8, 2017, entrance of the port of Sevastopol by the Nadalina dry cargo ship under the flag of Sierra Leone was recorded. The ship arrived from Libyan port of Tripoli. The ship left Tripoli on August 30," the ministry said on its website.

The ministry recalled seaports located in Crimea – Yevpatoria, Kerch, Sevastopol, Feodosia and Yalta – are closed under resolution of the Cabinet of Minister of Ukraine No. 578-r dated April 30, 2014 and under order No. 255 of Infrastructure Ministry of Ukraine dated June 16, 2014 on the closure of seaports.

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