WARSHAW (QHA) -

Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Jemilev will be conferred with Polish 'Solidarity Prize' award.

The ceremony will take place on June 3 in Warsaw, and will 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.

As we earlier reported, US President Barack Obama may also meet with Crimean Tatar representatives in Warsaw, Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategic Communication for U.S. President announced.

As we earlier reported, Mustafa Jemilev to receive prestigious Polish 'Solidarity Prize' award, for his “contribution to promoting democracy in line with the principles of solidarity”.

The award consists of three segments: 250,000 euros will go to the laureate, 700,000 euros will be assigned for Polish development aid programs named by the winner, and 50,000 euros will be presented to the laureate for a study trip around Poland, so that he can “learn more about our successful struggle for freedom.”

 

QHA