(QHA) -

Crimean Tatar leader, Ukrainian MP Mustafa Jemilev to pay official visit to Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk on June 17, advisor of Dnipropetrovsk region’s governor Boris Treygerman announced.

“Activist of Crimean Tatar national movement, Ukrainian MP, person who was nominated for Nobel Prize Mustafa Jemilev to visit Dnipropetrovsk - he said. According to Treygerman, Mustafa Jemilev was among the first ones, who stood for protection of Crimean Tatars and returning Crimea to Ukraine”- he added.

“Our two nations, two religions [Islam and Judaism, - ed.] know about the repressions not by hearsay and don’t want to be separated on ethnic basis- Treygerman said. We will unite for peace and stability in Ukraine”

Mustafa Jemilev and Dnipropetrovsk governor Ihor Kolomoysky are supposed to sign a memorandum on mutual assistance of Crimean Tatars and Dnipropetrovsk residents.

To recall, the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation honored Crimean Tatar leader with the Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom in Washington, June 11.

QHA