SIMFEROPOL (QHA) -

Crimean Tatar Flag Day to be held in Fontany district of Simferopol, area of compact residence of Crimean Tatars.

Meanwhile auto rally, with more than a hundred cars, walking along Simferopol streets, hanging Crimean Tatar national flags, was canceled.

To recall, Simferopol City Council rejected the appeal of Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people to conduct the Flag Day in Simferopol city center.

Earlier Crimean authorities banned conducting of annual mourning meeting, dedicated to 70th anniversary of Crimean Tatar deportation.

Head of Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people Refat Chubarov called it segregation, to ban Crimean Tatar from conducting mass events in the city center.

QHA