Kyiv hosted the ninth session of the WCCT executive committee (Photoreport)
The ninth meeting of the executive committee of the World Congress of the Crimean Tatars was held in the capital of Ukraine on July 29. Representatives of the Crimean Tatar diasporas from Turkey, Romania, Lithuania, Kazakhstan and Canada gathered in Kyiv
Before the meeting began, the members of the WCCT Executive Committee and the guests cheerfully greeting each other.
After all, such meetings, despite the importance and seriousness of the stated topics, are an opportunity to come together again.
Representatives of the youth wing of the WCCT and Crimean Tatar activists were invited to participate in the meeting.
A seat at the table is still provided for Ervin Ibraimov, a member of the WCCT Executive Committee, abducted more than a year ago.
The meeting was visited by Ervin's father - Umer Ibragimov (pictured right).
The leader of the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev.
At the very beginning of the meeting, the Chairman of the Congress, Refat Chubarov, presented a report on the work done.
Mufti of the Muslims of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea Aider Rustemov.
Member of the Coordinating Council of the World Congress of Crimean Tatars from Canada Rustem Irsay.
Member of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, director of the news agency "Crimean News" (QHA) Gayana Yuksel. During the meeting she announced the launch of the new Crimean Tatar radio "Hayat" in the test mode.
The Head of the revision commission of the Qurultay of the Crimean Tatar people, Ali Ozenbash, put forward the idea of Congress supporting the younger generation of Crimean Tatars in their efforts to work in public service bodies.
The Chairman of the Union of Lithuanian Tatar communities Adas Jakubauskas attended the meeting as well
The Vice-President of the WCCT and the Coordinator of the Civil Blockade of the Crimea Lenur Islyamov.
Member of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Riza Shevkiev initiated the appeal of the WCCT Executive Committee to the governments of the signatory states of the Budapest Memorandum calling for compliance with security guarantees they gave Ukraine
Namk Kemal Bayar, Secretary General of the WCCT.
Mejlis member Eskender Bariev. Most of the meeting was held in a lively discussion of the stated issues.
This is the fourth meeting of the Executive Committee of the World Congress of Crimean Tatars held in Kyiv.