Aksyonov accused Yuksel of inciting interethnic hatred

12 August 2014 15:44
(QHA) -

Crimean authorities to impose strict administrative measures against all those who incite interethnic hatred in Crimea.

Crimean Prime Minister Sergey Aksyonov said this commenting Ismet Yuksel’s ban on entry Crimea for 5 years.

“According to Russian laws, all those who cause a split on ethnic grounds and allow radicalism, inciting interethnic conflict will face strict administrative measures”- Aksyonov said.

Aksyonov also noted “there were some cases when some Crimean Tatars agitated people for involvement in different organizations aimed at destabilizing situation in Crimea”.

“They are urging to fight with Russian, urging to some actions that may cause victims. We will impose strict measures against such people in order to maintain peace in Crimea”- he added.

Ismet Yuksel, General Director of the Crimean News Agency [QHA] and Mejlis adviser on relations with Turkey has been banned from entering Crimea for 5 years. 

Yuksel refused to sign the document passed by the Russian FSB [Security Service]. The reason for the ban was not given.

He is the third Crimean Tatar who was banned entry to Crimea after peninsula’s annexation by Russia.

Earlier Crimean Tatar leader and Ukrainian MP Mustafa Jemilev and head of the Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people Refat Chubarov were banned from entering the region for 5 years.