Crimea is preparing to receive several delegations of parliamentarians of the EU, said Tuesday in Simferopol, the Speaker of the state Council of the Republic Vladimir Konstantinov.
The Republic of Crimea since its annexation to the Russian in 2014 was visited by the delegation of the Republic of Eritrea, Turkey, Bulgaria, Japan, France, Italy. In the Crimea with a private visit by deputies came from other European countries.
"currently preparing a visit of several delegations, collate their legal stay in the Crimea. It will be deputies from European countries, " - said Konstantinov.
The speaker of the state Council said that the visits to prepare people's deputies of the parliaments of some European countries, and has linked this activity with the political situation in parts of European countries. According to his vision of Europe, most importantly, voters are now divided into those who support punishment against Russia and Crimea, and on their opponents. In the Crimea will come to those elected officials who oppose punishment, he said.
Konstantinov noticed that for the Crimean people the importance of telling the truth about the referendum to the people of Europe and around the world, the visits of parliamentary delegations will only help. Among all the visit the Western members of Parliament in Crimea, the Speaker of specially refined French trip deputies, held in the end of July.
"The most emotional was the meeting with the French delegation, it and content, and time was The longest. I managed to convey to them all the features of the Crimean referendum. The French figured out all the intricacies and possibilities of a referendum. They had no opportunity to understand what to us complaints about the lack of recognition of its outcome. It was the most productive visit, " - said Konstantinov.
the Ukrainian foreign Ministry called the visit of the French deputies in the Crimea " failing to respect the sovereignty of Ukraine and conscious violation of the law of Ukraine ". The diplomatic Ministry of France at the planning stage of the trip called it the failures of international law.
earlier the Chairman of the Department of the Federation Council on the international Affairs Andrey Klimov said that the visits to the Crimea, European parliamentarians and politicians have the opportunity to be held not Earlier than October. The emphasis will be on trips, not individual deputies, and the 'integrated' delegations.