KYIV (QHA) -

Some journalists and experts believe that the election laws should be improved to allow residents of Crimea to be elected to the Verkhovna Rada, where they will be able to defend their interests and to work on de-occupation of the peninsula. 25-35 thousand people who left Crimea, can fill ten Crimean districts, and represent the Crimeans in the Parliament. It also makes sense to give quota to the Crimean Tatars as the indigenous people of Crimea.

An MP from the Batkivshchyna party Leonid Yemets commented on the issue to QHA:

“The Crimean Tatars have equal right with all the citizens of Ukraine. And their sufficiently large number is enough to be elected to the Ukrainian parliament and overcome the corresponding percentages in majority districts. So, Crimeans may have their representatives in the Ukrainian parliament, even if the latter are forced to live away from their homes today. Let's not forget that everyone has equal rights and can safely run for Parliament, regardless of their ethnic origin,” the MP said.

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