MFA: attempt to call the closure ATR infringement of freedom of speech groundless
Attempts by Western countries to explain the close of the Crimean ATR channel infringement of freedom of speech and the rights of the Crimean Tatar mass media baseless and outrageous, according to the explanations of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, published on the Internet office of the Ministry.
in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation told that the hype raised a number of foreign partners and human rights organizations around the ATR media is a cause of deep perplexity. The Ministry stressed that the channel is stopped from April 1 broadcasting in Crimea, because it is not passed in a timely procedure of registration in the Russian media.
"Attempts to explain the situation to the infringement of freedom of speech and the rights of the Crimean Tatar mass media baseless and outrageous. Time since may of 2014 was enough for a fair and correct execution of all necessary documents. It seems that the real reason for the termination of broadcasting deliberate sabotage by the owners of the media requirements of the Russian law, " - said in explanation.
the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation tried to convince everyone who is really interested in the development of pluralistic media, " to stop support for artificial discharge of the situation in the sphere of interethnic relations in Crimea, where for the first time of the Crimean Tatar, Ukrainian and Russian languages have equal status in the Constitution of the Republic of Crimea ".