US diplomat George Kent discusses Crimean platform summit with Crimean Tatars
The situation in the Russian-occupied Crimea and the Crimean Platform summit in Kyiv on August 23 were the main topics of a meeting between US Chargé d'Affaires in Ukraine, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent and Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev and President Medzh.
This was reported by the US Embassy on its Facebook page.
In addition to representatives of the Crimean Tatar people, Ukrainian officials and deputies were present at the meeting.
"I had the honour to meet with the leaders of the Crimean Tatar people, deputies and government officials, and discuss the current occupation of Crimea by Russia, the persecution of the population, and the future Crimean platform", - George Kent wrote.
Source: facebook.com/U.S. Embassy Kyiv Ukraine
What is known
- According to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during a working visit to Georgia on July 19, the return of the Black and Azov Seas to international maritime law and the restoration of shipping safety should be a priority for the world community, and the Crimean Platform could be an important tool.
- Environmental problems in occupied Crimea will become an important part of the Crimean platform.
- The parliamentary group of the Estonian Parliament (Riigikogu) on parliamentary relations with Ukraine approved the initiative of the Ukrainian authorities to establish the Crimean Platform and its parliamentary dimension.