Russian MFA: "Moscow will not put aside the non-recognition of elections in Crimea by Turkey

Maria Zakharova

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# 21 September 2021 12:41 (UTC +04:00)

Moscow will not put aside the statement of the Turkish Foreign Ministry (MFA) regarding non-recognition of the elections to the State Duma in Crimea, said Russian MFA official representative Maria Zakharova while delivering a speech in the "Solovyov live” Youtube channel, APA's Moscow bureau reports.

"Turkey well knows that Crimea is a sovereign part of Russia and Tukey well knows that we never put aside such statements", said M.Zakharova.

Note that Foreign Ministry spokesperson Tanju Bilgich noted in her statement that the elections that are held in Crime have no legal force for Turkey.