Crimean parliamentarians head to Moscow to proceed with joining Russia

17 March 2014 10:45

A group of parliamentarians of Crimean Parliament heads to Moscow on March 17 to work further on the issue of Crimea’s joining the Russian Federation, reports NBN.

“In the afternoon a delegation from Crimean Parliament will fly to Moscow to proceed work with the State Duma of Russia and Federation Council on adoption of legal and normative acts for the accession of Crimea to the Russian Federation,” told self-proclaimed Crimean Prime Minister Sergey Aksyonov.

Besides, Aksyonov informed about an extraordinary session of the Crimean Parliament on Monday, during which referendum results will be approved.

As reported, on March 16 referendum on the status of Crimea took place.  According to its “official” results, 96,8% of Crimeans voted for Crimea’s joining the Russian Federation. 

The referendum held on Sunday asked two alternative questions: "1. Are you in favor of Crimea's reunification with Russia as a constituent region of the Russian Federation? (yes or no); "2. Are you in favor of the re-enactment of the 1992 Republic of Crimea Constitution and in favor of the status of Crimea as a part of Ukraine (yes or no)".