The former head of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai has said that he supports the reunification of Russia and Crimea for historical reasons.
"When problems were started in Ukraine, When Russia was reunited with Crimea, I stood on the side of Russia. I recognized the Crimea as part of Russia for historical reasons, " he said, reports the news Agency." This decision was driven by the experience of working with Western governments in regard to political issues and security issues. Worried about heavy and interventionist approach of Western countries, said the former President.- The United States decided to enter Iraq, to impose an air embargo in Libya."" Russia cannot feel safe, to feel respected her wishes, " - says Karzai. Remember, in September 2014 marked the official event of the inauguration of the new President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai. In Crimea on March 16 of last year held a referendum on the status of autonomy, more than 96% of participants who were in favor of joining region in Russia. The Russian President Vladimir Putin on March 21, 2014 signed the law on ratification of the agreement on joining of Crimea and Sevastopol to Russia and signed the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district.