On March 24, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky signed a decree that put into effect the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine dated March 11, 2021 "On the Strategy for the de-occupation and reintegration of the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol." This was reported by the press service of the President's Office.
It is noted that the document defines a set of measures of a diplomatic, military, economic, informational, humanitarian nature aimed at restoring the territorial integrity, state sovereignty of Ukraine within the internationally recognized borders due to the de-occupation and reintegration of Crimea.
"The strategy defines the priorities for the state to protect human rights and freedoms violated as a result of the temporary occupation of the Crimean peninsula, as well as the main directions of the relevant economic, social, humanitarian, environmental, information, defense and security policy," the message said.
In accordance with the Strategy, within the framework of state policy regarding the de-occupation of the territory of Crimea, Ukraine initiates an international negotiation process to determine the modalities for the liberation of the temporarily occupied territory and the restoration of the constitutional order of Ukraine on this territory. It is based, in particular, on the provisions of the Memorandum on security guarantees in connection with the accession of Ukraine to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, as well as on the results of the activities of the Crimean Platform.
Also, the document is a call for the unification of international efforts in the protection of international law and the development of peace and security in Europe.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine should develop a plan for the implementation of the Strategy for the de-occupation and reintegration of the temporarily occupied Crimea, on the basis of which the relevant state bodies will prepare and will implement measures to ensure the de-occupation and reintegration of the peninsula.
On March 11, the Council of National Security and Defense of Ukraine on March 11 approved the draft Strategy for the de-occupation and reintegration of Crimea temporarily occupied by Russia. Representatives of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people took part in the working group on the preparation of the document.