Information on human rights abuses in the occupied Crimea, which was received by the representative of the German government, Dirk Wiese, during a meeting with the Mejlis leadership, will be communicated to Chancellor Angela Merkel. Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, Refat Chubarov made a corresponding statement in a comment to QHA.
“Everything we have been talking about and some of our ideas, our vision and explanations, will be included in the report to Mrs. Merkel. How Mrs. Chancellor will take this into account depends on her," said the Chairman of the Mejlis.
According to Chubarov, during the meeting, Dirk Wiese was informed about Russia's violations of human rights in the Crimea and the need to revitalize the role of the Federal Republic of Germany in deterring the Kremlin.
“We spoke about the occupied Crimea, the situation with human rights, political prisoners, the future of Crimea and the special role of Germany in preserving the global peace and efforts to force Russia to adhere to the norms of international law,” Chubarov said.
QHA reported that on September 11, the Mejlis leadership met with the OSCE High Commissioner for National Minorities Lamberto Zannier. The parties discussed the use of the OSCE mechanisms to minimize the consequences of Russian occupation for the indigenous people of the Crimea.