Mejlis delegation today met with the President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov . The meeting in Kazan Kremlin was attended by Chairman of the Board of Majlis Refat Chubarov, Acting Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Crimea Lenur Islyamov, Deputy chairman of Majlis, deputy of Bakhchisaraysky People’s Council Akhtem Chiygoz , chairman of the district administration of Bakhchsarai region Ilmi Umer, Deputy Director General of the Bakhchisaray Historical and Cultural Reserve Ali Abdullayev .
From the side of Tatarstan the meeting was attended by Chief of Staff of the President Asgat Safarov, Deputy Prime Minister – Chief of Staff of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Tajikistan Shamil Gafarov , RT Deputy Chief of Staff Alexander Terentyev , Assistant to the President on international issues Radik Gimatdinov, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the World Tatar Congress Rinat Zakirov.
Mejlis delegation arrived in Kazan last night. Today, visitors have already visited the World Congress of Tatars and signed
the Agreement on Cooperation with the WCT for the 2014-2018 years. Members of the delegation also toured the Kazan Kremlin.
Opening the meeting, the President of Tatarstan emphasized the importance of such mutual visits. “Today is an important stage in the life of the Crimean Tatars , and it is important that the interests of the Crimean Tatars , their fate has a good perspective – R. Minnikhanov is confident. – The experience of the existence of modern Tatarstan within Russia will be useful . ”
According to Rustam Minnikhanov , the strategy should take into account the development of Crimea and the interests of the Crimean Tatar people. To do this, together with the Crimean Tatars, Tatarstan should establish a constructive dialogue with the federal center.
Separately R. Minnikhanov thanked the delegation for the signing of the agreement between Mejlis with the World Congress of Tatars. “This document is very important , it shows our unity and willingness to work together to solve problems ,” – said the President of Tatarstan .
During the meeting, the participants discussed cooperation between Mejlis with the leadership of Tatarstan.
Press Service of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan.