Turnout of Crimean Tatar voters was not more that 10 %: Jemilev

15 September 2014 16:29
(QHA) -

The turnout of Crimean Tatars in Crimean Parliament elections was not more than 10 percent, Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Jemilev said to QHA news agency.

“I am glad that, according to today’s data, the turnout of Crimean Tatars was not more than 10 percent. On the whole, the boycott turned out well”- Jemilev said. People began sobering, even those staunch chauvinists have changed their mood”- Jemilev said, adding “No one will recognize these elections.”

First parliamentary elections were held in Crimea September 14. This has been the first time Crimea voted as a Russian territory, following Crimean annexation by Russia in March.

Over 1.5 million registered voters have elected 75 MPs to the Crimean State Council Parliament), of whom 50 will be elected on party lists and 25 in majority constituencies.

Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people boycotted Crimean Parliament elections held September 14.