The US has urged Russia to lift the ban Mejlis

США призвали Россию отменить запрет Меджлиса

The Majlis banned

The state Department is concerned about the fate of the organization of the Crimean Tatars.

U.S. urges Russia to cancel the decision on recognition as extremist activity of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatars, said in a statement the head of the press service of U.S. state Department John Kirby, reports TASS.

“We urge the Russian Federation to abolish recent decision of the Ministry of justice on the recognition of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatars “extremist” organization, as well as the decision of the current authorities of the Crimea to suspend the operation of this democratic institution,” the diplomat said.

The Majlis said about the increased repression in Crimea

As reported, the Prosecutor of the Crimea Natalia Polonskaya called the funny the beginning of the General Prosecutor of Ukraine, criminal proceedings on the fact of prohibition of activity of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people.