Oct 04, 2012

Crimean Tatars: Turkish Foreign Minister Talks With Ukraine

The Turkish Foreign Minister’s meeting with Ukranian and Crimean politicians dealt largely with the problems faced by Crimean Tatars in Ukraine.

Below is an article published by Turkish Weekly:

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has said his talks during a one-day stay in Ukraine mainly focused on problems Ukraine's Tatar community faced. 

"We have discussed some very fundamental problems our Tatar brethren faces and we really have achieved serious progress," Davutoglu told The Anadolu Agency. 

Davutoglu said the most important part of his talks in Ukraine was a three-hour meeting with Foreign Minister Kostyantyn Gryshchenko, Crimean Prime Minister Anatoliy Mogilev and Mustafa Kirimoglu, chairman of the Crimean Tatar National Assembly. 

Davutoglu said Crimea's Tatars faced problems in many fields[,] from education to culture, adding that a similar meeting would be held again in the coming months.