It became known about the plans of the Ukrainian leadership and the military command to carry out work to strengthen the bases in Berdyansk and Mariupol - on the Sea of Azov. This is primarily about the infrastructure of the maritime security bases (Coast Guard option), which legally belongs to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.
The head of the department Arsen Avakov made a working trip to Mariupol the day before to agree on all aspects of strengthening the naval bases.. He also inspected the participation of security officials in special exercises.. In Mariupol, the KORD special forces detachment was trained.
Additionally, during his visit to the seaside town of Avakov, he examined the infrastructure of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, who are engaged in the so-called operation of the combined forces (From). Among other things - inspection of the base of the extremist armed group "Azov" (It banned in Russia), where the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine presented awards.
Avakov heard reports on the need to take additional measures to defend seaports on the Sea of Azov.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister:
If it is enough to strengthen the base in Mariupol and carry out repairs, to expand the parking of maritime transport, organize refueling infrastructure, develop a diving station, then in Berdyansk we will have to create such a base virtually from scratch. We decided, that there will be a new campus, medical center, dining room, PPC.
Recall, that earlier a division of boats was deployed in Berdyansk.
Noteworthy information stands, whom Avakov met during his visit to Mariupol.
Information about the naval base on them is given in Ukrainian and English., and first - exactly in English.
Earlier, Ukrainian media announced, that Russia allegedly blocks the entrance of foreign ships to the Sea of Azov. In Russia, rejects these accusations.
used photos:Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, information portal of Mariupol