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This has been stated by the Commander of the Ukrainian Navy Igor Voronchenko.
"In line with the Montreal Convention and its paragraph 19, we will seek the closure of the Bosphorus in Turkey in order to force the Russians to understand what constitutes a violation of international law," Voronchenko said, according to TASS.
Merkel's spokesperson Steffen Seibert said Germany has "zero understanding" for Pristina imposing a 100 percent tax on products from central Serbia.
He also told Bloomberg agency that Germany "would have preferred Serbia to allow Kosovo to join Interpol."
"We hope that both sides quickly return to dialogue," Seibert said.
Asked by a journalist about Haradinaj's claim he is ready to recognize Kosovo in exchange for a part of its territory, Vucic asked "what he should say at all, and whether he had any need to deny these allegations made in the text, which has no particular weight, except to insinuate something about the relationship between Serbia and Russia."
As a crisis over Kosovo's import tax hikes continues in Serb-majority northern Kosovo, a former Serbian Minister for Kosovo, Goran Bogdanovic, says that he expects a "status quo" to settle in before the import taxes on Serbian products are scrapped.
"I believe that this decision [to raise taxes on Serbian imports] will be revoked very soon," Boganovic told BIRN.
Almost 60pct of Romanians declare rather their agreement with Romania's union with the Republic of Moldova, while 27pct are opposed, according to an Avangarde survey released on Wednesday.
Foggo, who serves as commander of US Naval Forces Europe and commander of Allied Joint Force Command Naples, has commented on Pristina's recent move.
"What is really intended to be achieved by that tax?," Foggo asked after a ceremony in Pristina when Lorenzo D'Adario took over from Salvatore Cuocci as KFOR commander, Pristina-based daily Gazeta Express is reporting on Wednesday.