Crimean Tatars: Ukraine's President Meets Crimean Leaders
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Victor Yushchenko met with
They spoke about the autonomous republic’s achievements in 2006 and its social and economic problems.
The Crimean leaders assured the President there were almost no land seizures now. They said they would allot enough land to the Tatar minority. Plakyda said his government had built “normal” relations with
Speaking about how to create jobs for the deported Tatars, Hrytsenko said the Crimean authorities were implementing many infrastructure projects (hotels, roads, etc.), which should help boost employment in the republic. Yushchenko promised to lobby bills encouraging construction of hotels and entertainment complexes in
They spoke about education, especially how to build new schools. The President suggested that they open offices of
They also discussed the Kosa Tuzla issue.
Deputy Secretariat Chief of Staff Viktor Bondar was present at the meeting.