On Monday, October 5, 2020, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine will hold an online briefing on the continuation of political persecution of leaders and representatives of the Crimean Tatar people in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol by the Russian temporary occupation administration.
Emine Dzheppar - First Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
Mustafa Dzhemilev - leader of the Crimean Tatar people
Refat Chubarov - Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people
Lenur Isliamov - Vice President of the World Congress of Crimean Tatars
Mykola Polozov – lawyer
The speakers will update the audience on Russia's fabricated criminal cases against Mustafa Dzhemilev, Refat Chubarov and Lenur Isliamov.
They will also inform the public about the real reasons and methods used by Russia to suppress any acts of disloyalty to the temporary occupation administration and to oust opponents of the occupation of Crimea from the peninsula.
We invite media representatives and foreign diplomatic missions in Ukraine to participate in the briefing.
Accreditation for the media is available at: https://forms.gle/Hc6J24BGmb6VZQC37 and is open until 9:00, October 5.
Confirmation of accreditation and a Zoom link to join the briefing will be sent shortly after the accreditation closes.
Accredited media will be able to ask questions after an introduction by speakers (please make sure your camera and microphone are working).
Also, for those wishing to watch the briefing, a live broadcast will be available at the Foreign Ministry's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/UkraineMFA
The briefing starts at 10.00
See you online!