Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu sent his congratulations to the newly elected head of Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people Refat Chubarov wishing him success at his new position. “I sincerely congratulate you on your election as Chairman of Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people during the Kurultay of Crimean Tatar people on October 26-27, 2013”, he stated in the letter. “…our biggest wish is to see our brotherly Crimean Tatar people… achieve their rights, have progress in social and economic development, preserve their cultural identity and live peacefully together with brotherly Ukrainian people. For this, Turkey will support sincere actions of the Ukrainian government,” said Ahmet Davutoglu in the letter. Ahmet Davutoglu wished success to Refat Chubarov and prosperity and well-being to Crimean Tatar people. Consul of the Republic of Turkey in Odessa Nur Sagman also expressed congratulations to the new head of Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people.

QHA