The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has not yet familiarized with the decision of the Hague Court on the $ 159 million that Russia has to compensate for the annexation of the Crimea, but the department is ready for dialogue, according to the State Secretary and Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Grigory Karasin.
He said that he had no information on this decision. However, according to him, the Russian Federation is ready for a "dialogue" on this issue.
“We have corresponding structures, which are closely involved with the legal aspect of all this,” said Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia.
Earlier, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on European Integration Olena Zerkal said that Ukrainian companies should file lawsuits against Russia with international courts because of losses incurred in connection with the annexation of the Crimea. The official called a victory the announcement by the Arbitration Court in The Hague on May 9, a decision on the merits in the suit of a group of 19 Ukrainian citizens against the Russian Federation on the unlawful expropriation of their property.