The Serbian director and musician Emir Kusturica arrived in the annexed Crimea.

The director arrived at the airport "Simferopol" named after Amet-khan Sultan, where an official meeting was held for him.

August 22 Kusturica together with his folk-rock band The No Smoking Orchestra will give a concert in the Yubileiny Concert Hall in Yalta.

Upon arrival, the film director supported the annexation of the Crimea by Russia.

“We must respect the right of the Crimean people. The peninsula has always been Russian.

Earlier, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Vyacheslav Kirilenko said that the famous Serbian director Emir Kusturica, having performed in Crimea in 2017, showed disrespect for Ukrainians and Crimean Tatars.

Previously, Kusturica arrived to the Crimea July 23, 2017 and on the same day gave a concert with his folk-rock band The No Smoking Orchestra on the stage of Yalta Hall Yubileiny, for which he was included in the database of the Ukrainian site "Peacemaker".

It is known that Emir Kusturica sympathizes with Putin's policy.

Source: Krym. Realii