The Head of the Majlis Mustafa Cemil informed the speaker of the Lithuanian parliament about the current situation of the Crimean Tatar people and activities to prepare the International forum on restoration of the rights of the Crimean Tatar nation in own Motherland, ensuring its safety and guarantees of development in Ukraine.
“Forthcoming chairmanship of Lithuania in the Council of the European Union as well as a signing of the agreement on the EU – Ukraine Association will be waited in Vilnius in November of 2013 allow us to hope to especial attention of EU towards issues to restore the rights of the Crimean Tatar nation”, - Mustafa Cemil stressed. At the same time, he voiced several concrete suggestions that could be realized by assistance of Lithuania.
The Chairman of the Lithuanian Parliament Vydas Gedvilas noted Lithuania and the Lithuanian people wish sincerely Ukraine successes to sign the agreement of the Association with the EU. “We is doing all that is in our power so that this process would be successful. İn connection with that we see the Crimean Tatar problem as issue that can be settled more successful during the Ukraine’s integration process to EU. Therefore, we should find forms to realize your proposals for Lithuania as the EU member state”, the Lithuanian Speaker said.
M. Cemil and V. Gedvilas talked about possible participation of the Lithuanian representatives in events on the Crimean Tatar problem conducted by the EU institutions in 2013.