The head of Crimea invited the President of Bulgaria to make sure that there is no “annexation”

Head of Crimea Aksenov invited Bulgarian President Radev to make sure that there is no “annexation”

Head of Crimea Sergey Aksenov invited Bulgarian President Rumen Radev to make sure there is no “annexation”. He announced this at a meeting with a member of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation and the Public Chamber of the Republic of Crimea, Chairman of the National-Cultural Autonomy of the Bulgarians of Crimea Ivan Abazher, Aksenov's words are quoted on his official website.

Aksenov noted that Radev’s visit would personally allow make sure that there was no “annexation” and there is no one. At the same time, there is “free choice of free people, and this choice is Russia.”

“I support the initiative of the Bulgarian community to invite Rumen Radev to Crimea. The Russian and Bulgarian peoples are linked by traditionally friendly relations, a common history, and the Orthodox faith. We are always glad to see Bulgarian guests on the Crimean land. For them, this is an excellent opportunity to enjoy the unique nature of our peninsula and the Crimean hospitality, to get acquainted with our history, “the head of the republic said.

On November 18, Radev called Crimea a part of Russia in pre-election debates with his main opponent Anastas Gerdzhikov. He pointed out that foreign policy needs pragmatism, and the anti-Russian sanctions imposed over Crimea have no effect. Later, the presidential press service explained that from a legal point of view, Crimea belongs to Ukraine, and Bulgaria has repeatedly expressed support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.

Crimea joined Russia in March 2014 following a referendum. The overwhelming majority of countries in the world, including Moscow's partners in the Eurasian Union, do not recognize the change in ownership of the peninsula. Afghanistan, North Korea, Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua, Syria, Sudan and Palestine supported Russia's position.



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