Ukraine is extracting its arms and military equipment from Crimea according to the agreements of intergovernmental commission with Belarus as intermediary, acting Defense Minister of Ukraine Mykhailo Koval has said during the briefing. .
According to him, it was at the meeting of the commission, when the stage-by-stage extraction of Ukrainian arms and military equipment from the temporarily occupied Crimean peninsula was agreed upon."We've already had 18 ships extracted, both combat and auxiliary. Overall, there were 70 ships in Crimea: 21 combat and 49 auxiliary," the minister said.As for the Zaporizhia submarine, according to Koval, it's in the possession of the combat personnel of Ukrainian Navy. However, it needs repairs, as do a number of other vessels.