The occupiers responded to Erdogan's words about Crimea

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17:00, 17 October
The occupiers responded to Erdogan's words about Crimea
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The permanent representative of Crimea to the President of Russia Georgy Muradov said that Ankara does not recognize the occupation of Crimea, calling it "a lack of political logic and evidence of the loss of realism".

He made such a statement in an interview with RIA Novosti.

"Ankara is effectively refusing to support Crimean Tatars living on the peninsula in favor of ties with a handful of renegades who broke with their people and settled in Kyiv, indicating the current Turkish government's loss of realism and promising political landmarks in the region", - Muradov said.

According to Georgy Muradov, only after the "reunification" of Crimea with Russia did the Crimean Tatar people begin to live well, having their own state language, legal possession of mosques, which Kyiv had previously denied, and receiving protection from extremist sects.

He also stressed that they will continue to build good relations with prudent Turks and compatriots of Crimean Tatars living in Turkey.

What is known

  • The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky awarded the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan the Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise.
  • Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has announced his country does not recognize Russia's occupation of Crimea.