Mustafa Dzhemilev held meetings with Turkish leadership

On August 29-30 the leader of the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev paid a two-day visit to Turkey. During the visit he met with leading politicians of the country.

1 September 2016 11:00

The leader of the Crimean Tatar people, Ukraine’s Presidential Commissioner on the Affairs of the Crimean Tatar People Mustafa Dzhemilev within his two-day visit to the Republic of Turkey met with the Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu, Head of the Turkish Agency for International Cooperation and Development (TIKA) Serdar Cham, Agriculture Minister Faruk Chelik, as well as paid a visit to the residence of the former Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu.

The Head of the Turkish diplomatic corps Mevlut Cavusoglu assured Mustafa Dzhemilev that some Turkey-Russia reconciliation steps by no means will affect the principled Turkish support of the territorial integrity of Ukraine, non-recognition of the occupation of the Crimea. The country will provide full support to the Crimean Tatars in their just struggle for the freedom of their Motherland.

The leader of the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev also discussed with Cavusoglu the issues relating to the upcoming meeting of heads of states at the Big Twenty (G-20)summit due to be held in early September this year in Beijing.

During the meeting with the former Turkish Prime Minister the parties mainly discussed the implementation of the project, authored by Ahmet Davutoglu. According to the project Turkey will provide temporary housing for internally displaced persons from the Crimea who moved to mainland Ukraine. Davutoglu also conveyed the best wishes for the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.

During the visit, Mustafa Dzhemilev met with the leaders of the Crimean Tatar Diaspora in Ankara and Istanbul and discussed with them what assistance the Diaspora can provide for compatriots living in occupied territories.

PHOTO: Twitter

In the picture: Leader of the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev with the Turkish Minister of Agriculture Faruk Chelik