SIMFEROPOL (QHA) -

Simferopol city administration has not yet responded to the notice of Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people about conducting annual mourning meeting on May 18.

Head of Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people Refat Chubarov announced this in his interview to Ukrainian media.

Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people plans to arrange annual mourning meeting, dedicated to 70th anniversary of deportation 1944, still, according to Russian law, the arrangement of mass demonstrations is to be agreed with the authorities.

Following Crimea’s joining Russian Federation, unauthorized meetings are forbidden in Crimea.

QHA