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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has thanked Ukrainian MP, Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Jemilev and the whole Crimean Tatar people for understanding, support and unity, Poroshenko wrote in Facebook.

It comes after Jemilev thanked Poroshenko for his New Year address, in which the president wished Happy New Year in Crimean Tatar, Ukrainian and Russian languages.

“Sometimes just a few words work wonders. Your words “Bir devlet” and “Yani Yiliniz hayirli olsun”, said during the New Year address, made my phone rang all night long. People phoned me, they were excited, some of them were crying… You gave hope to people, hope that they are not forgotten”- reads Jemilev’s message.