The Mejlis calls on Crimean citizens who support the de-occupation of Crimea to participate in the elections
The Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people will welcome all Crimean Tatars - candidates registered in the electoral lists of political parties of Ukraine, which fight for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine within the internationally recognized borders, including Crimea and Sevastopol. In addition, the Mejlis will assist in holding meetings and gatherings with voters - Crimean Tatars living in mainland Ukraine.
It was announced by the head of the Majlis Refat Chubarov on his Facebook.
"The Crimean Tatar People's Majlis appeals to all compatriots and IDPs living in the mainland of Ukraine to take an active part in the preparation and conduct of local elections on 25 of October 2020", - the statement said.
What is known
- On 25 of October 2020, regular elections of deputies to local councils and village, settlement and city mayors will take place throughout Ukraine, except for the temporarily occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol and some districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
- According to the current Ukrainian legislation, the right to nominate candidates for the Verkhovna Rada of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, oblast, rayon, rayon councils in the city, as well as city, village, settlement councils (territorial communities with 10,000 or more voters) is exercised by voters through local political organizations. parties in the manner prescribed by the Electoral Code of Ukraine.