“Mass terror of the Russian criminals against the Crimean Tatar people, the Indigenous People of Crimea has happened today”, said Izet Hdanov

The First Deputy of the Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine in AR of Crimea stressed that illegal searches and arbitrary arrests of the citizens who came to support their compatriots reflected today’s realities in the temporarily occupied Crimea ““Mass terror of the Russian criminals against the Crimean Tatar people, the Indigenous People of Crimea has happened today”, said Izet Hdanov”


We are not going to trade Crimea – President on the priority of liberating the peninsula

President Petro Poroshenko stresses that Crimea is still among his main priorities. “I want to say that my first priority, immediately after the elections, will be the Crimean issue. I thank Crimeans very much. I thank the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, I thank Mustafa Dzhemilev, Akhtem Chiygoz, Refat Chubarov who supported me. And for me, this question is fundamental,” the Head of State said in an interview to Ukrainian TV channels “We are not going to trade Crimea – President on the priority of liberating the peninsula”


Celebrations dedicated to the 27th anniversary of the SSU  

On 25 March 2019 the First Deputy of the Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine in AR of Crimea Izet Hdanov participated in the celebrations, dedicated to the 27th anniversary of the Security Service of Ukraine, held in Kherson. On this occasion, the First Deputy congratulated the officials of the Security Service of Ukraine in AR of Crimea and Kherson region “Celebrations dedicated to the 27th anniversary of the SSU  “


Сcongratulations to the officers of the Security Service of Ukraine on the professional holiday – the Day of the Security Service of Ukraine

2014 year, military Russia’s aggression in the East of the State and temporarily occupation of AE of Crimea have led to the development of new approaches in reforming and further activity of security sector of the country.

During the last five years that were the most important, complex and irrevocable, the SSU improved its professionalism and efficiency, significantly increased its ability to counter the treacherous threats of hybrid aggression of the RF against our country. And now it can share that unique experience with the countries – partners of Ukraine “Сcongratulations to the officers of the Security Service of Ukraine on the professional holiday – the Day of the Security Service of Ukraine”


The President reiterated the commitment to a policy of de-occupation of Crimea and its returning to the Ukrainian sovereignty

On March 20, the Ukraine-EU mini-summit was held in Brussels with participation of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, President of the European Council Donald Tusk, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani, as well as key profile members of the European Commission “The President reiterated the commitment to a policy of de-occupation of Crimea and its returning to the Ukrainian sovereignty”


The President has enacted the decision of the Council of National Security and Defense of Ukraine on sanctions

The decree of the President of Ukraine No. 82/2019 enacts the decision of the Council of National Security and Defense of Ukraine dated March 19, 2019 “On the Application, Revocation and Amendment of Personal Special Economic and Other Restrictive Measures (Sanctions)”

The sanctions are applied to 294 legal entities and 848 individuals “The President has enacted the decision of the Council of National Security and Defense of Ukraine on sanctions”


President: Liberation of Crimea should be the first priority of the Ukrainian government

President Petro Poroshenko emphasizes that Russia continues to pay a high price for the illegal annexation of Crimea and the first priority of the Ukrainian government is to liberate the peninsula. “Today is a tragic anniversary that should unite Ukrainians, concentrate their efforts for the termination of the illegal annexation and occupation of Crimea and restoration of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, including Crimea,” the Head of State emphasized in the Freedom of Speech program on ICTV channel. “President: Liberation of Crimea should be the first priority of the Ukrainian government”


Declaration by the High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol

Five years on from the illegal annexation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol by the Russian Federation, the European Union remains steadfast in its commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity “Declaration by the High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol”


Crimea will be returned to Ukraine. We will never resort to any bargaining and behind-the-scenes agreements – President

In the interview to Ukraine TV channel, President Petro Poroshenko said that there is no more important task for Ukraine, the Ukrainian authorities and the President than to ensure the restoration of territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of the state. “Crimea will be returned to Ukraine. We will never resort to any bargaining and behind-the-scenes agreements – President”