(QHA) -

Head of Crimea Sergey Aksyonov named vice speaker of Crimean Parliament Remzi Ilyasov national leader of Crimean Tatars.

He announced this during a seminar-meeting on realization of state national policy, adding that he supports civil organization “Qirim”, founded by Ilyasov.

“We have meetings with Eskender Bilyalov, Remzi Ilyasov—the leader of “Qirim” civil organization. Ilyasov is respected among Crimean Tatars, today he is a national leader”- Aksyonov said.

In Turn, Remzi Ilyasov said that the respect of people should be won.

“One should win the respect of people to become a national leader. These are people who should judge. In this uneasy situation I felt that I should take the responsibility for settling the issues of my people. I have got professional skills, experience and skills to communicate. I know how these issues should be settled”- Ilyasov said.

To recall, Remzi Ilyasov has been withdrawn from Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people.

Ilyasov has initiated creation of "Qirim" civil organization aimed at settling the issues of Crimean Tatars. The creation of the organizations was supported by Crimean authorities.