Deputy Head of Crimean self-proclaimed Council of Ministers Rustam Temirgaliyev assured that after the referendum on March 16, Crimea will become part of Russian Federation in a short time.  He said this during the press conference in Simferopol on March 12.

“We have agreements and confidence that relevant governmental bodies of the Russian Federation will take a decision on accession of Crimea to Russia in a shortest time possible after official announcement of the referendum results,” Temirgaliyev said.

As reported, all-Crimean referendum on the status of Crimean autonomy is to take place on March 16.