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Ahtem Chiygoz was appointed acting head of Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people, press service of Mejlis reports.

The decision was made in a view of Chubarov’s visit to Poland.

“Deputy head of Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people Ahtem Chiygoz was appointed acting head of Mejlis, during the period of June 2 to June 7, 2014”- reads the decree.

As reported, Refat Chubarov is to attend the Solidarity Prize Award ceremony in Warsaw, Poland on June 3. 

Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Jemilev to receive prestigious Polish 'Solidarity Prize' award, for his “contribution to promoting democracy in line with the principles of solidarity”.

The ceremony to be attended by Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski, US President Barack Obama, French President Francois Hollande and newly-elected President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.

Jemilev prepared memorable gifts to the presidents: dolls, dressed in Crimean Tatar traditional man and woman costumes.

QHA