JAKARTA (QHA) -

During his visit to Indonesia, the leader of the Crimean Tatar people, the Presidential Commissioner of Ukraine on Affairs of the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev called on Indonesia to join and support the UN General Assembly resolution on human rights in the occupied Crimea.

According to the press service of the Embassy of Ukraine in Indonesia, a corresponding statement was made after the meeting between Mustafa Dzhemilev and Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia Jusuf Kalla.

Dzhemilev informed Jakarta about the Russian aggression in the Donbas and the annexation of the Crimea.

“The Indonesian side was informed about developments in Ukraine around the ongoing aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine, in particular, the situation in the east of our country and in the temporarily occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea ... about the current situation with human rights in the ARC, first of all - systematic violation of the rights of the Crimean Tatar people by the occupation authorities of the peninsula.

In this regard, Dzhemilev called on Indonesia to become a co-sponsor and support the current UN General Assembly resolution "The situation with human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, Ukraine," the report said.

Dzhemilev thanked the Vice President of Indonesia for supporting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine. In particular, the leader of the Crimean Tatar people remembered about Indonesia's support for the UN General Assembly resolution "Territorial Integrity of Ukraine" of March 27, 2014.

The sides also noted the prospects of the Ukrainian-Indonesian trade, economic and cultural-humanitarian cooperation.

QHA reported that on August 13, Dzhemilev began his visit to the Republic of Indonesia. In Jakarta, the leader of the Crimean Tatar people held a meeting with the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia, Jusuf Kalla.

Earlier, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during his visit to Indonesia in 2016 urged Indonesian parliamentarians to defend the Crimean Tatars, whose rights are violated by the Russian occupation authorities.

QHA