ISTANBUL (QHA) -

International Forum of reformers, experts and analysts on the topic, "Crimea in the security context of the Black Sea Region: Problems and Prospects" is now being held in Istanbul (Turkey), reported Eskender Bariev, Head of the Committee on the Rights of the Crimean Tatar people.

The forum, held Nov 3-5, is being attended by experts from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Germany and Poland. The purpose of the event is to create a permanent board on expert security advices in the Black Sea region.

- Yesterday, we discussed the situation in the countries of the Black Sea region (socio-economic situation, governance specifics, legislative process aimed at the development of democracy and freedom of speech), said Bariev.

In addition, according to Bariev two scientific papers have been launched: “Strategy for the Crimea Reintegration into Ukraine” by competitioner and “Strategy for the Crimea Reintegration into Ukraine” worked out by Maidan of Foreign Affairs. The forum has been arranged by the Center of Political Analysis and Forecasting “Crimea", with the support of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Ukraine.

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