HELSINKI (QHA) -

The European People's Party (EPP) adopted a resolution in support of Ukraine, which says that the annexation of the Crimea has not been recognized, according to the People's Deputy of Ukraine Georgiy Logvinsky, who took part in the session of the EPP.

He stated that Ukrainians should take actions to make any platform a springboard for the return of control over the Ukrainian territory.

"As long as we are fighting for the Crimea, it remains Ukrainian," Logvinsky said.

The European People's Party is a center-right all-European political party founded in 1976. It includes Christian Democrats and conservative parties of European countries. EPP is one of the largest parties in Europe, represented in all political institutions of the European Union, as well as in the Council of Europe. The party includes 73 collective members, national parties from 39 countries.

Previously, de-occupation of the Crimea was discussed at the Yalta European Strategy, held in September this year. Representatives of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, Ukrainian diplomats, experts from the USA and Europe, Turkish Ambassador to Ukraine took part in the panel discussion.

Earlier, the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN Volodymyr Yelchenko stated that one of the innovations of the next resolution of the UN General Assembly on the Crimea would be the inclusion of the issue of the political prisoners held in the Crimea and Russia.
 
According to the diplomat, Ukraine seeks the stronger formulation, condemning the actions of the Russian Federation, even if it will lead to a decrease in the number of supporting votes.

QHA