(QHA) -

Representatives of 42 Crimean Tatar organizations of Turkey met on Feb 6-8 in Ankara making a decision to unite in one platform to help settling Crimean Tatar issues.

According to the resolution, adopted in the end of the meeting, the newly established platform will protect the rights of the Crimean Tatars and get their voices heard at all international levels and platforms such as United Nations, European Union, International Court of Justice, European Court of Human Rights.

 “Under the leadership of National Kurultay of the Crimean Tatar People, National Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, Crimean Tatar Diaspora and organizations from all over the world will defend Crimean Tatars’ rights and territorial integrity of Ukraine”- reads the resolution.

The resolution also emphasizes that the Crimean Tatar organizations in Turkey will defend Crimean Tatars’ political, cultural and social rights in the international arena and they will be working against any act and attempt to degrade or damage the rights of the Crimean Tatar people.

“It must be clearly known that any damage or trouble committed to our people living in the Crimea is in reality the damage to us living in the Crimean Tatar diaspora”- summed up in the document.

It should be noted, that the newly established platform plans mass events on May 18  and other remarkable dates of 2015. A working group to be created to arrange these events. 

QHA