March 08, 2014 03:37 PM
Sikorski said on Twitter: “Because of continuing disturbances by Russian forces there, we have reluctantly evacuated our consulate in Crimea, Ukraine.”
The consulate is in Sevastopol, the home of both Russia’s Black Sea Fleet and the Ukrainian navy, where Russian troops drove a truck into a missile defence post and took control of it overnight.
The ministry called on Polish citizens to leave the Crimean peninsula and avoid travelling to eastern areas of Ukraine.
Read more: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/International/2014/Mar-08/249665-poland-evacuates-consulate-in-crimea-foreign-minister.ashx#ixzz2vOTAGVHu (The Daily Star :: Lebanon News :: http://www.dailystar.com.lb)
- Poland evacuates consulate in Crimea – foreign minister (trust.org)
- Poland evacuates embassy in Crimea amid threats (worldbulletin.net)
- FM: Poland evacuates consulate in Crimea (en.trend.az)
Categories: Escalation / Destabilization Conflict