BRATISLAVA (QHA) -

During his visit to the Slovakian capital, Bratislava on April 5, the leader of the Crimean Tatars, the Ukrainian President's Commissioner for Crimean Tatar Affairs met with the President of the country Andrej Kiska, according to the information on his Facebook page.

Mustafa Dzhemilev spoke about the "territory of fear," which the Crimea became following the Russian invasion, and the transformation of the resort peninsula into the Russian Federation military base.

The Head of the Slovak Republic noted that he takes the situation in the Crimea with pain. He stressed that he remains Ukraine's friend and consistent in not recognizing the annexation of Crimea by Russia.

Earlier, in an interview on March 1, the leader of Crimean Tatars Mustafa Dzhemilev reiterated that Russia is trying to keep the occupied Crimea making use of illegal detentions and intimidation.

PHOTO: page of the Ukrainian Presidential Commissioner for Crimean Tatar People on Facebook

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