PRAGUE (QHA) -

In Prague on August 21, the leader of the Crimean Tatar people, Presidential Commissioner of Ukraine for Affairs of the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev met with Czech Deputy Foreign Minister Lukáš Kaucký and the Chairman of the Committee of Foreign Affairs of the Chamber of Deputies of the country's parliament Lubomír Zaorálek, according to the information on the page of the Presidential Commissioner of Ukraine on Affairs of the Crimean Tatar People on Facebook.

During the meeting with Lukáš Kaucký, Mustafa Dzhemilev spoke about the situation in the occupied Crimea, the total violation of human rights and freedoms, repressions against the Crimean Tatar people, as well as the steps of Ukraine in the de-occupation of the Crimea.

At the end of the meeting, the Czech official thanked Mustafa Dzhemilev for his courage in the public condemnation of the occupation of Czechoslovakia (in August 1968) and presented a commemorative medal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

Repression against the Crimean Tatars, the barbarous destruction of the cultural heritage of the Crimean Tatars and the colossal damage to the ecology of the Crimea were the topics of discussion of Mustafa Dzhemilev with the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Parliament Lubomir Zaoralek.

During the meeting, Mustafa Dzhemilev noted that Ukraine was drafting the next resolution on Crimea to the UN General Assembly and stressed the need to support Ukraine in this matter. Zaoralek assured the immutability of the policy of the Czech Republic regarding the non-recognition of the annexation of the Crimea and promised in the future full support of the Czech Republic in matters of Ukraine's territorial integrity as well as sanctions against Russia until the complete liberation of the Crimean Peninsula.

QHA reported that Mustafa Dzhemilev at a rally outside the Russian Embassy in Prague stated that Ukraine does not sell its freedom and will never agree with the occupation of the Crimea.

According to him, Ukrainians will defend independence, the integrity of their state and its liberation to the last inch of the territory.

QHA