"A powerful military base is currently being created in Crimea. According to the information we obtained, round-the-clock restoration work at a military base storage of nuclear weapons is being conducted on the peninsula in the area of Kyzyltash near Yalta," Dzhemilev said.
According to him, in such way a part of the territory of Ukraine "is regaining the status of a nuclear state."
The leader of the Crimean Tatar people added that the Russian occupying authorities were rapidly developing the military field on the peninsula.
"If an average salary on the peninsula is about 8,000 -12,000 rubles (200 USD), the military are paid around 120,000 rubles (2,000 USD)," he said.
Mustafa Dzehmilev is currently visiting Paris. On Wednesday night he is to speak at the 196th session of the Executive Board of UNESCO. It is expected that representatives of the UNESCO's Executive Board will vote for a resolution on Crimea.