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The head of Committee of the Crimean Parliament for interethnic relations Yuri HEMPEL praised Ukraine’s refusal to participate in the meeting of the UN security Council. The meeting, initiated by Russia, according to the Arria formula (freer communication than at an official meeting), the parties were to discuss status of Crimea. It is reported by RT.
According to HEMPEL, the Ukrainian politicians every time speculating and trying to capitalize on the theme of the Peninsula, and when they have a real opportunity to discuss the matter — refuse to negotiate. “How many times have we invited them to the Crimea — come take a look, let’s talk” — said the politician.
HEMPEL noted that every year more and more people in Europe understand that everyone says that Kiev about the Crimea, it is a brazen and unprecedented lies.
“Ukraine does not want the truth about the life of the Crimeans, they need financial and political benefit,” the statement of the head of the Ukrainian community of the Peninsula Anastasia Gridchina.
The meeting was held on may 21. The Russian permanent mission to the UN said that the US, the UK and Estonia also “not honored with the presence of the meeting.”
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