Crimean Tatars marking National Flag Day

12:58, 26 June 2017
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Today, on June 26, the Crimean Tatars are marking the National Flag Day.

The celebration date was chosen as the first day of the second Kurultai (convention) of the Crimean Tatar people, which was held in Simferopol on June 26-27, 1991.

Read alsoCrimea annexation could be stopped at one point – Crimean Tatars’ ChubarovChairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, Member of Parliament of Ukraine Refat Chubarov has posted a video message on Facebook on the occasion of the Crimean Tatar Flag Day.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has also released a video about the history of the Crimean Tatar flag on its Twitter account.

The Crimean Tatar flag represents a canvas of blue color with a symbol – a golden tamga.

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