Results of the Crimean Platform-2022

by Olha Povaliaieva
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Results of the Crimean Platform-2022

On August 23, the Crimean Platform international summit took place. Results, conclusions

The second annual summit of the Crimean Platform took place today. The event was attended by representatives Jens Stoltenberg, head of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis Refat Chubarov, Josep Borel, and the presidents of almost all EU and NATO member countries. This year, the number of representatives of governments and international organizations exceeded 60, which brought the Crimean issue to a new level of importance.

"Today, our Crimea Platform family has become stronger, larger and broader geographically. We welcome new countries and international organisations that have joined us, that decided to share our common principles and struggle for the right cause," the MFA of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba.

As a result of the summit, the participants made and ratified a joint declaration of devotion to Ukraine's sovereignty, political independence, unity and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders, which also extend to its territorial waters.

"We reaffirm our determination to continue pressure on Russia to immediately end the temporary occupation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol to restore Ukraine's control over its territory. We strongly condemn Russia's unprovoked and unjustified invasion and its aggressive war against Ukraine, the peninsula and Ukrainian territorial waters for the war against Ukraine", part of the joint statement of the participants of the KP-2022.

The prime minister of Sweden, Magdalena Andersson, announced the adoption of an additional, comprehensive package of assistance to the sustainability of Ukraine. The government of Sweden will soon announce details. 

"Our member states were right to expel Russia from our organization earlier this year. Now, our focus is on doing what we can to support Ukraine and its people" Maria Pejchynovych-Burych, general secretary of the Council of Europe. 

We remind you that the President of Poland, Andrzej Duda, arrived in Kyiv for personal participation in the Crimean Platform.

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