KYIV (QHA) -

Refat Chubarov, Head of the Mejlis of Crimean Tatars, has expressed his condolences on the death of Mesut Erish, Head of the Culture and Mutual Aid Society of Crimean Tatars in the Turkish town of Aksaray.

Chubarov noted in his statement that Mesut Erish was a fearless fighter of the Crimean Tatar Diaspora in his short life.  

"We are very upset over the death of our dear friend Mesut Erish. We are in deep mourning!" Refat Chubarov shared, "I extend my deep condolences to the next of kin of the deceased, and to all Crimean Tatars. May the Almighty give him His mercy and forgiveness."

Mesut Erish, Head of the Culture and Mutual Aid Society of Crimean Tatars in the Turkish town of Aksaray, died in a car accident that occurred on the evening of December, 17. 

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