Crimean Tatar Flag Day marked all over the world

The Crimean capital Simferopol held massive festivities, to which thousands of Crimean Tatars gathered .

Crimean Tatar Flag Day marked all over the world

World Bulletin / News Desk

On June 26th Crimean Tatar flag day was marked all over the world, with Tatars in Crimea, Ukraine, Turkey, Georgia and the United States holding mass events.

The Crimean capital Simferopol held massive festivities, to which thousands of Crimean Tatars gathered .

200 activists, who laid out a Crimean Tatar flag that was 16 meters in length came together in the event held in the Crimean city of Kerch.

Crimean Tatars also got support from cities such as Kyiv, Zaporizhia, Melitopol, Kharkiv, Donetsk, Lviv, Kherson and Genichesk.

150 activist in Melitopol sang Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar national anthems.

Crimean Tatar, Turkish, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan flags were hung during a march arranged by activists in the Turkish city of Eskishehir.

US students also marked Crimean Tatar Flag Day. Ex-press secretary of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis (Parliament) Lilia Muslimova posted a photo on Facebook, with students holding Crimean Tatar flags in the photo. 

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