Ukraine will hold consultations with partners on all priorities of the Crimean platform - Dzheppar
In the first half of this year, Ukraine will hold consultations with partners on all priorities of the Crimean Platform.
This was announced by First Deputy Foreign Minister Emine Dzheppar during a discussion on the cultural dimension of the Russian-Ukrainian armed conflict.
"The key asset of our state and society, which unites everyone - parliament, government, society - is the Crimean Platform. We have formed it as a comprehensive, coordinating and dialogue format that has dimensions and priorities", - she said.
Jeppar noted that the Crimean Platform is in fact a network of contactors or individuals in the countries responsible for it. Usually the middle or top level of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the remaining three countries, which are actually determined by the candidates.
"In the first half of this year, we will hold consultations on all priorities of the CP", - the Deputy Foreign Minister said.
Jeppar also said that the deadline for filing a cassation appeal against the decision of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal on the return of "Scythian gold" to Ukraine expires on January 26.
According to her, in the absence of a complaint from Russia, Ukraine will launch the return of these cultural values to Ukraine.
"We hope that if it does not happen by January 26, we will launch the return of these cultural values to Ukraine", - Dzheppar concluded.
What is known
- On August 23, 2021, the Crimean Platform summit took place in Kyiv, which officially launched an international format on the issue of deoccupation of Crimea. Representatives of the Crimean Platform member states signed a joint declaration on the deoccupation of Crimea.
- The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba said that Germany had headed one of the areas of work of the Crimean Platform.
- The Amsterdam Court of Appeal ruled to return the "Scythian gold" to Ukraine. The collection from the Crimean museums was brought to the exhibition in the Netherlands before the Russian occupation of Crimea.
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