SIMFEROPOL (QHA) -

Journalists of Chechen TV Chanel ‘Grozniy’ visited the Committee of Muslims of Crimea, reports official website of the Committee.

The purpose of their visit is to prepare a series of documentaries about Muslims of Crimea, Crimean Tatars, and historical sights of Crimea.

The guests met with the Crimean Mufti Emirali Ablayev and vice-mufti Ayder Ismailov.

The parties discussed development of Islam in Crimea, historical and modern religious sights and relationship between Crimean and Chechen Muslims.

Mufti of Crimea recalled Chechen refugees, who found asylum in Crimean families back in the 90s at the initiative of head of Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev.

“Our family had a Chechen girl named Zarema. We loved her as a daughter. She might have changed by now. I’d like to see her to know how she is now”, - shared memories Emirali Ablayev.

Chechen journalists visited Kibir Jami mosque in Simferopol and Ahmad Kadirov mosque in Voinka village (Krasnoperekopsk region).

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