This is also in line with Russia's worldwide obligations.
The Russian president added however that although he has "no relationship" with his Ukrainian counterpart, a former comedian inaugurated in May, he believes "Zelensky is a likeable man and honest".
"Russia intends to harshly meet any provocations against its borders from here on out, including with the goal of securing the safety of sea vessels in accordance with Russian law, bilateral agreements, and norms of the rule of worldwide law", said the statement.
The three naval ships - the tug boat Jana Kapu and two small armored artillery boats Nikopol and Berdyansk - had been held in Kerch and were finally handed back in the neutral waters of the Black Sea on Monday.
At the same time, he emphasizes that there are always some who will seek to divide Ukraine, especially Russian Federation.
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"To what extent he is able to carry this out, I don't know yet", Putin said. "'We must not listen to Russian disinformation", he noted.
Ukrainian navy chief Vice Admiral Ihor Voronchenko told Ukrainian television's "4th channel" the ships had not yet reached Ukrainian territorial waters because they were being towed so slowly.
"The Russians ruined them - even took off lamps, power outlets and toilets".
Ships are not capable of going on their own, so they are being delivered by towing.
Recent moves to ease tensions have included an exchange of prisoners in September and Moscow's return this week of three Ukrainian ships seized a year ago.
Another test comes next month, when France hosts Russia, Ukraine and Germany for a summit aimed at injecting new life into a peace effort that has thus far failed to stop the steady drip of violence in the region.