Exhibition dedicated to the Crimea and Crimean Tatars was opened in Turkey
The photo exhibition once again reminded the Turkish public about the barbaric Russian annexation of Crimea and about the constant violation of human rights on the peninsula.
Andrei Sibiga and the city governor Mehmet İlker Haktankaçmaz held a bilateral meeting before the opening of the exhibition.
During the meeting they discussed the latest common Turkey and Ukraine projects. They also touched upon the current situation of the Crimean Tatars in Turkey.
Ambassador of Ukraine in Turkey Andrei Sibiga
The city governor Mehmet İlker Haktankaçmaz
Mr. Haktankaçmaz stressed that he was pleased with the development of trade between Ukraine and Turkey and expressed hope for further expanding of bilateral ties taking into account the grat potential of both states
Opening of the exhibition took place in the Culture and Tourism department of Kirikkale city.
The opening of the photo exhibition began with singing of national anthems and continued with a documentary film about the Crimea.
The Chairman of the Society in Kirikkale Yilmaz Kirimli reported about the life of the Leader of the Crimean Tatar people, Mustafa Dzhemilev.
Mukremin Shahin: “We, Crimean Tatars, live in different parts of Turkey and we should meet more often, organize and hold events dedicated to homeland, our nation and flag that are important topics and things for us.
Andrei Sibiga: "Human rights are violated in the Crimea, and this photo exhibition is extremely important. These events concern not only Ukraine and the Crimea, they touch the whole world."
According to Ayhan Ozkan, the assistant to the Kirikkale governor, although the whole world knows about the situation in the Crimea, this topic is most important for two states: Ukraine and Turkey.
"Dzhiyin" dancing group showed the richness of Crimean Tatar culture in dance to the guests.