The flight with the delegation from France headed by people's Deputy of the National Assembly of the party " the Republicans ", co-chair of the Association Franco-Russian dialogue " Thierry Mariani landed at the airport of Simferopol.
the deputies of the French Parliament have plans to meet today with the head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov and the speaker of the Parliament of the Republic Vladimir Konstantinov, told news Agency in the state Council of the Republic. In Simferopol, French deputies will be given the opportunity in person to Communicate with residents. In between meetings, the elected officials will walk through the main streets, where you will be able to ask passers-by all their questions.
"In advance of any meetings with people we do not prepare. If while walking some of the guests will want to ask questions to passers-by, then, of course, no obstacles will not be", - has specified the head a press-services of the state Council Lyudmila Mokhova. The head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov sure that during the visit of French elected officials will be able to make sure that the Republic is safe, and during the referendum of 2014, the citizens made their own own choice. To communicate with the residents of the Crimea and travelers French Deputies will be able equally in Yalta, where they will go upon completion of all official meetings. The plans of the people's representatives visit the promenade in the resort city and a visit to the residence of the last Russian Emperor Nicholas II in Livadia. July 24, Deputies will go to the city of Federal importance Sevastopol, where he will meet with Governor Sergei Menyailo and representatives of city legislative Assembly. Guests will visit several exhibitions and museums. Remember, French foreign Minister Laurent Fabius reacted with hostility to the visit of the deputies in the Crimea, the French deputies advised to refrain from travelling to the Peninsula. On Thursday, the Head of the French delegation of parliamentarians Thierry Mariani said that the elected officials are feeling the pressure in connection with a trip to the Crimea, but it is not a serious problem. The delegation included 10 French MPs who will visit Yalta, Simferopol and Sevastopol, where he will meet with the competent local authorities, residents and travelers on embankments. French parliamentary delegation consists of 10 deputies and a Senator. Eight participants – the center-right members of the party of Nicolas Sarkozy "Republicans" (former " Union for a popular movement ), one – from centrists and leftists. At the meeting with the French delegates, who arrived in the Russian capital on Thursday, the speaker of the State Duma of Russia Sergei Naryshkin said that the majority of residents of Crimea during the years of peace annexation of Ukraine in the period from 1991 to 2014 feel in a foreign land and wanted to be back in Russia. March 16, 2014 Crimea held a referendum on the status of autonomy, more than 96% of participants who were in favor of joining region in Russia. On March 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on ratification of the agreement on joining of the Crimea and Sevastopol a part of Russia, as well as the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district.