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 Russian Federation intensifies persecution of Crimean Tatars following Mejlis ban, - Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine condemns the illegal actions of the Russian Federation aimed at persecution of the Crimean Tatars.

Spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry Mariana Betsa wrote on Twitter, Censor.NET reports.

"The invaders have stepped up persecution of the Crimean Tatars after the Mejlis was banned. We condemn the illegal actions of the Russian Federation," Betsa wrote.

"We are going to prove in court the unlawfulness of the Russian Federation's actions relating to the temporary occupation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and violation of the rights of the indigenous people of Crimea," the spokesperson for the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry stressed.

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