Monday, October 19, 2020 12:00:00 PM
Turkey will make a mistake if it joins the "Crimean Platform" at the advice of Ukraine, the head of the Crimean Parliament's Committee on people's Diplomacy and international members of the family Yuri Gempel told RIA Novosti.
"If Turkey basically joins the so-referred to as Kyiv project "Crimean Platform", which is basically an anti-Kremlin alliance opposed to the Crimeans, it will make a significant strategic mistake," Gempel stated.
in line with Gempel, Turkey might lose a official ally in the face of Russia, in addition to Russian travelers.
previous, all through a seek advice from to Turkey, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky invited President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to take part within the undertaking "Crimean Platform" which goals to return the peninsula to Ukraine.
all through the assembly, Erdogan stated that Turkey "does not admire and should certainly not appreciate Crimea as Russian." "we now have always supported the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, including Crimea," Erdogan spoke of.
In February 2014, armed individuals in uniforms without insignias regarded in Crimea and captured the Supreme Council of Crimea, the Simferopol Airport, the Kerch ferry crossing and different strategic objects, and avoided the Ukrainian army from taking action. at the beginning, the Russian government refused to renowned that these armed americans have been Russian soldiers, however President Vladimir Putin later admitted it.
On 16 March 2014, a referendum on the repute of Crimea turned into held in Crimea and Sevastopol, wherein the inhabitants supposedly voted for the peninsula to develop into a part of Russia. The result of the so-called referendum isn't recognized by Ukraine, the european or the us. On 18 March, Putin introduced the "annexation" of Crimea to Russia.
foreign organizations have declared the annexation illegal and condemned Russia's actions. Western international locations have imposed financial sanctions on Russia in connection with the annexation. Russia claims to have "restored historic justice". Ukraine's parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, declared 20 February 2014 the beginning of Russia's brief occupation of Crimea and Sevastopol.