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"We should not waste time in creating an international platform for the de-occupation of Crimea and the restoration of rights of the Crimean Tatar people," Chubarov said at the session of UN Council on Human Rights, which runs from February 27 to March 3 in Geneva, Censor.net wrote.

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Earlier, Chubarov called on Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the government to convene a constitutional commission to draft amendments to the Constitution regarding the conversion of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea into the Crimean Tatar Autonomous Republic.