President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych has congratulated the leader of the Crimean Tatar people, ex-head of Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people, MP of Ukraine, Soviet dissident and human rights activist Mustafa Jemilev with his 70th birthday and wished him peace and wellbeing.

The congratulations letter is published on the official site of the President.

“I am confident that your life wisdom, high moral and professional qualities will continue to be a reliable base for your successful legislative activities and contribute to strengthening the statehood and national accord in Ukraine,” stated the letter.

The President also wished Mustafa Jemilev good health, prosperity, endless inspiration and a happy and long life.