The representative of the President of Ukraine on Affairs of the Crimean Tatar people, Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada from the faction “Block of Petro Poroshenko” Mustafa Dzhemilev expects a meeting soon with the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, which will discuss the issue of Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia.
“The last conversation with Erdogan we had on this subject this year in July… Erdogan personally told me: “Well, Yes, of course I will try to do everything in my power, but you’re talking about more than 90 political prisoners. Of course, we will talk about all, but if to be realistic, then let’s at least a few names,” — said M. Dzhemilev at a press conference on the occasion of the anniversary of the liberation of prisoners illegally in the occupied Crimea Deputy head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Ilmi Umerov and Akhtem chigusa.
He noted that then called a few names, and later in Turkey through the Ministry of foreign Affairs at the request of the President of Turkey has requested a complete list of Ukrainian political prisoners.
At the same time, M. Cemil added that so far has no information that the Turkish side managed to do in this direction. “I think soon we will be meeting with Erdogan, we will talk,” he said.
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