On February 12, representatives from the Republic of Benin (West Africa) intend to visit the occupied Crimea. Arthur Ksenofontov, according to the director of the fund for support, development and propaganda of the ideas of peace "Peacemaker".

He noted that the president of the non-profit organization the House of Africa Serge Fokas and Mayor of Abomei-Kalavi Georges Bada will visit the Ukrainian peninsula annexed by Russia.

Ksenofontov said that the representatives of the Republic of Benin would hold talks with the so-called Minister of Culture of Crimea and other "officials".

“Negotiations with the Minister of Culture to be held in order to conduct the Days of Africa in the Crimea. Georges Bada will meet with the Minister of Agriculture, Crimean businessmen and, of course, the leaders of the government and parliament.”

Within the framework of their visit, the African representatives plan to visit Simferopol, Sevastopol and Yalta, where they will be guided by excursions to Livadia and Massandra Palace.

Mean the Prosecutor's Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea initiated a pre-trial investigation on the violation of the order of entry into the temporarily occupied territory by the deputies of the Federal Republic of Germany.  

Earlier, on Saturday, February 3, a delegation consisting of three deputies from the right-populist party Alternative for Germany arrived in the occupied Crimea.

The Ukrainian ambassador to Germany, Andriy Melnyk, said that the visit of German deputies to the occupied Crimea would have "very deplorable legal consequences." At the same time, the deputies replied that they "are not concerned about Kiev's threats to ban them from entering Ukraine, they expect to visit Crimea more than once. "

Source: RIA News Crimea