Global car makers working in Russia-occupied Crimea in circumvention of the EU and the USA. It is reported by the Ministry of the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons of Ukraine (MOT).
“In the process of monitoring compliance with the legal regime of the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine by MOT revealed the facts of use of the trademarks global automotive brand: Nissan, Toyota, Peugeot, Mitsubishi, Kia, Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Skoda, Isuzu, BMW, Renault, Lexus and provision dealer center, located on the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine, a full range of services, including: sale of cars of the specified TM, the registration of the relevant documents, maintenance of cars, sale of original spare parts, warranty work, etc.” – the report says.
The Ministry stressed that the use of famous trademarks of car manufacturers in the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine violates the sanctions regime imposed by the US, EU and other countries against Russia in connection with the armed aggression against Ukraine, occupation of Crimea and Sevastopol and armed conflict in the Donbass.
“Given the above, MOT appealed to the relevant authorities on the need for the adoption of statutory measures aimed at protecting the independence, sovereignty, security, territorial integrity and inviolability of state borders, national interests of Ukraine”, – stated in the Ministry.
Was previously revealed facts of illegal activities of companies, DHL Express, Adidas AG, Puma SE on the territory of Crimea and Sevastopol.