It is reported by TASS.
He suggested that the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the UN could specifically link the date of the vote to the Norman-style summit in Paris.
According to him, before the meeting of the "Norman Four", the Ukrainian side tried as much as possible to create a favorable background - in words and deeds.
“It was the constructive course of this meeting that the adoption of today's resolution was designed to prevent,” he said.
Earlier, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on the "militarization" of Crimea.