SIMFEROPOL (QHA) -

Acting vice-premier of Crimea Lenur Islyamov was dismissed from the post.

The decision was made May 28, at the plenary session of Crimean Parliament in Simferopol.

76 MPs out of 78 voted in favor.

Ruslan Balbek was appointed new vice-premier of Crimea.

To recall, the owner of first Crimean Tatar ATR Channel Lenur Islyamov was appointed vice premier of Crimea on April 2. Islymov was nominated for the post by the Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people, following the decision of Mejlis to cooperate with Crimean authorities.

Crimean MP, opposite to Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people, Lentun Bezaziyev initiated Islyamov's dismissal on May 20.

“We were wrong. It is wrong to combine business with government service. It was a mistake. We should appoint a professional, who will settle the issues of Crimean Tatar and other peoples with responsibility” – Bezaziyev said.

QHA