Simferopol (QHA) -

The first session of Crimean Tatar Kurultay of VI convocation has started at the Crimean Tatar academic music and drama theater. 230 delegates have registered. As reported by QHA correspondent from the scene, besides Crimean participants, among Kurultay attendees are representatives of Crimean Tatar diaspora from Turkey, USA, Uzbekistan.

Artists of the Crimean Tatar academic music and drama thereafter performed Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar national anthems.

Mufti of Crimean Muslims Emirali Ablayev blessed the work of Kurultay with a prayer.

Presidium and secretariat of the first session of Kurultay have been elected.

Public order is provided by a number of police officers, who are set both inside and outside the building.