Number of Crimea Platform summit participants rises to 38
The total number of participants in the inaugural summit of the Crimea Platform has risen to 38 as one more European partner confirmed its attendance.
“Number of the Crimea Platform Summit participants rises to 38. One more European partner has just confirmed attendance. We keep working on expanding the Platform’s international support and the number of its founding members,” Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba posted on Twitter.
The Crimea Platform is a new consultative and coordination format initiated by Ukraine to step up the efficiency of international response to the occupation of Crimea, respond to growing security challenges, increase international pressure on Russia, prevent further human rights violations, protect victims of the occupation regime, and achieve the main goal: to de-occupy Crimea and restore Ukraine’s sovereignty over the peninsula.
The Platform is to operate at several levels: heads of state and government, foreign ministers, inter-parliamentary cooperation, expert network.
The activity of the Crimea Platform will be officially launched at the inaugural summit in Kyiv on August 23, 2021.