Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba has presented the full list of partakers of the Crimean Platform. 44 states and international organizations will participate in the event as Kuleba reported during the briefing.
According to Kuleba, the next countries will be presented at the level of the presidents: Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Moldova, Slovenia and Finland. Besides, the president of the Council of Europe will participate in the Crimean platform.
At the level of the prime ministers, the next countries will be presented: Romania, Georgia, Croatia and Sweden. Two countries will be presented at the level of the heads of the parliaments: Switzerland and Czechia.
Meanwhile, 14 countries will be presented at the level of the foreign ministers: Turkey, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Austria, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Ireland, Denmark, Bulgaria, Montenegro and North Macedonia. Two more states will be presented by the defense ministers – the UK and Portugal.
The US will be presented by the personal envoy of the president and members of the government and United States Secretary of Transportation. Norway will be presented by the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Besides, three international organizations and the European Commission will participate in the Crimean Platform. The European Commission will be presented by Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis; NATO to be presented by the Deputy Secretary-General; the Council of Europe will be presented by the Secretary-General, and GUAM will be also presented by the Secretary-General.
Seven more countries will be presented at the level of the ambassadors: New Zealand, Malta, Japan, Australia, Cyprus, Canada, and Greece.
The Crimean Platform has 45 partakers together with Ukraine.
The Crimean Platform was initiated as an international coordination mechanism to return the issue of Crimea to the agenda, protect human rights in Crimea and promote the de-occupation of the peninsula.
Earlier, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba named four thematic panels Crimean platform.
Besides, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine launched the official website of the Crimean Platform.