Poroshenko instructed to change the Constitution of Ukraine the status of Crimea
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has instructed the Constitutional Commission to study the issue to change the status of Crimea. About this on air of the program “the End of the day” on the Ukrainian “channel 5” said the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Yuriy Chizhmar.
“We realized that to date, the Autonomous Republic of Crimea cannot already exist as part of a unitary country,” — said the MP, who is a member of the Commission.
At the moment the Commission, he said, is actively working on section 10 of the Constitution, “which describes the status of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea”. No more details Chizhmar not reported.
June 26, Poroshenko expressed the view that “soon our flags will be waving proudly to a free Ukrainian Crimea.”
In April a group of members of Parliament, including leaders recognized as extremist and banned in Russia, the Mejlis Mustafa Dzhemilev and Refat Chubarov, has proposed legislation to consolidate the Peninsula’s political status “national-territorial autonomy of the Crimean Tatar people within the unitary Ukraine”.
Crimea reunited with Russia following the March 2014 referendum in which the majority of voters of the residents supported the decision. Kiev refused to recognize the results of the plebiscite. In Moscow emphasize that the process of reunification of the region with the Russian Federation was consistent with international law. President Vladimir Putin in September 2016, the year indicated that the question of territorial belonging of Crimea is closed.