Russia wants to isolate the Majlis at the international level – Smedlyaev

Россия хочет изолировать Меджлис на международном уровне, - Смедляев

The head of CEC of Kurultay of Crimean Tatar people Zair Smedlyaev

Crimean Tatars expect increasing repression by occupation authorities after the issuance of the occupation to the court in the Hague. This was stated by the Chairman of the Central election Commission of the Kurultay of the Crimean Tatar people Zair Smedlyaev in comments to television channel “112 Ukraine”.

According to Soglaeva, Russia is trying to isolate the Tatars in order not to allow them to voice their concerns.

“There are attempts to create some Pro-Russian Pro-government structures that are supposed to speak on their behalf going to the UN, who say that Crimean Tatars are no problems. Now the start of repression in the relations of members of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, someone will announce an extremist, someone a terrorist, someone will be deprived of liberty,” said Smedlyaev.

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Because of the ban by the Russian authorities of Parliament, and the participants even had to pay a fine for meeting for congratulating the Chairman of the Majlis of Rafat Chubarov.

“Today, the activities of the Mejlis in the Crimea suspended and all activity to be on the mainland of Ukraine, as here, after the injunction of the Prosecutor’s office, even as we remember September 22, to congratulate Chubarov, all the participants of the meeting made adminstrate,” said Smedlyaev.

We will remind, on Thursday, March 9 at the International court of justice in the Hague held a hearing on the matter of the claim of Ukraine against Russia, today’s speech by the Russian delegation. One of the points of claim is the requirement to renew the activities of the Mejlis in the Crimea.

Recall, 16 January the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine filed a lawsuit about the violation by Russia of the UN Convention on countering the financing of terrorism and the Convention on the elimination of all forms of racial discrimination international court of justice in the Hague. Ukraine demands from the Russian Federation to the termination of funding illegal armed formations in Donbas and the restoration of the Majlis in occupied Crimea.

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