In the course of the meeting in Kyiv, President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Stefan Lofven have discussed the issue of temporarily occupied Crimea.
"We have tried to once again recall and demonstrate critical situation currently taking place in Crimea. It requires firm and efficient coordination of actions in the protection of the rights of Crimean Tatars and liberation of annexed Crimea," the President said in the course of the joint press availability with the Prime Minister of Sweden. He added that the meeting had been attended by one of the leaders of Crimean Tatars, people's deputy Mustafa Dzhemilev.
The Head of State has emphasized that "annexed Crimea is an object where human rights are being constantly violated". In January, Acting Head of Mejlis Akhtem Chiygoz was arrested. Earlier, other Crimean Tatar activists were arrested too.
The President has particularly emphasized the inadmissibility of the situation with Ukrainian pilot, people's deputy Nadiya Savchenko who was imprisoned in Russia. "Due to our consolidated efforts, Nadiya Savchenko, Oleg Sentsov and other prisoners must be immediately liberated and return home," the President stressed.