Delegates of Qurultay of the Crimean Tatar people of the VI convocation gathered in Kyiv
Key issues: Situation in occupied Crimea; Extension of powers of Qurultay of the VI convocation and Mejlis; Expulsion of collaborators from Mejlis; Non-violent resistance to Russian occupation
75 delegates and many high-ranking guests attended the conference of Qurultay. Many were not afraid to come from the occupied Crimea
In the presidium of the conference of Qurultay were the leader of the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev, the Head of the Mejlis Refat Chubarov and his Deputies
Delegates of Qurultay stood up to the sounds of the anthem of Ukraine and the anthem of the Crimean Tatar people
Mufti of the Spiritual Board of Muslims of Crimea Ayder Rustemov blessed the delegates of the conference Qurultay
Delegates of Qurultay came from the Crimea, not being scared of repression by the invaders, because they represent people who never recognize the Russian occupation, Mustafa Dzhemilev stated
Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey in Ukraine Yonet Can Tezel stressed that the Crimean Tatars proved themselves as reliable citizens of Ukraine. "The struggle of the Crimean Tatars is honorable, since it is peaceful and democratic"
Delegates welcomed the Mufti of the Spiritual Board of Muslims of Ukraine Ummah Said Ismagilov
Refat Chubarov and delegates of Qurultay remembered those who went missing in the occupied Crimea. The Head of the Mejlis expressed the hope that they will be found and return to their families
The conference was attended by the new Coordinator of the Turkish State Agency for Development TIKA in Ukraine Esin Ergin
“Putin is afraid of the Crimean Tatars, because he knows that you cannot be either bought or intimidated,” People’s Deputy of Ukraine Georgy Logvinsky said, addressing the delegates
The Archbishop of Simferopol and the Crimean UOC-KP Kliment, public defender of Volodymyr Balukh noted that Qurultay is not held in its native Crimea, but in exile, but holding it gives hope to the Kremlin prisoners that they have not been forgotten.
Mustafa Dzhemilev urged residents of the occupied Crimea to continue non-violent resistance to the Russian occupation: collect and transmit information about the atrocities of the invaders and their accomplices, ignore the pseudo-elections
Akhtem Chiygoz – about a year ago he was in the dungeons of the invaders. International solidarity returned his freedom and now he continues to fight for the liberation of the Crimea
Delegates and guests of the Qurultay conference are sincerely glad to see the leader of the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev