Arseniy Yatsenyuk met with Mustafa Jemilev and Refat Chubarov
13.08.2015 | 15:27
Information and Communication Department of the Secretariat of the CMU

On Thursday, August 13 Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk held a meeting with Commissioner on the Crimean Tatar Affairs Mustafa Jemilev and President of the World Congress of Crimean Tatars, Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, Ukraine’s MP Refat Chubarov.

Mustafa Jemilev and Refat Chubarov told the Prime Minister about the outcomes of the II World Congress of Crimean Tatars in Ankara and emphasized the Crimean Tatar people highly appreciate the principled position of Ukraine and its Government to guarantee the protection and realisation of the inalienable right to self-determination in a sovereign and independent Ukrainian state.

In turn, the Head of Government stressed that the state recognizes the Mejlis as a competent authority of the Crimean Tatar people and would provide comprehensive support to its activity. The interlocutors discussed the protection of political, economic, cultural and spiritual rights of the Crimean Tatar people, its international offices and providing opportunities for the Muslims of Crimea to freely express their religious beliefs.

Special attention was paid to the problems of discrimination of Crimean Tatars by occupation authorities, disappearances, murders, mass searches of mosques and private homes, the constant humiliation of national dignity and memory. The participants have agreed on the need to consolidate efforts of the Ukrainian Government, civil society and international community to assert the fundamental freedoms and human rights of the Crimean Tatars.

In the meeting were also participating Adviser to the Prime Minister, MP of Ukraine Viktor Yelensky, Adviser to the Prime Minister Danylo Lubkivsky, Head of the State Service of Ukraine for the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol, Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People Aslan Omer Kyrymly and Director of the Department for the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol of the Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine Nariman Ustaiev.




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