Crimean Tatar flag on Yana Kapu’s raid tug solemnly raised in Navy

26 Jun 2020 ID:6786 Переглядів:9,480

Today, on the day of the Crimean Tatar flag, the national flag of the Crimean Tatar people was solemnly raised on the raid tug “Yani Kapu”, together with the State Flag of Ukraine and the Naval Flag of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. During the raising of the flags, the national anthem of Ukraine and the anthem of the Crimean Tatar people were played. The event was presided over by Deputy Commander of the National Fleet Captain 1st Rank Oleksiy Doskato, who, with gratitude, stressed that the sailors remember how the Crimean Tatars were one of the first to support Ukrainian defenders during the blockade of Russian troops and help prisoners during the incident. Kerch Strait in 2018.
– We are proud of our brothers – Crimean Tatars, who together with us defend our mother Ukraine. I am sure that two flags will be flown in the Ukrainian Crimea again – the state flag of Ukraine and the flag of the Crimean Tatar people, – said Captain 1st Rank Oleksiy Doskato.
Among the invited guests, in addition to servicemen of Crimean Tatar origin, were representatives of the Crimean Tatar community of Odessa region. Meryem Dzhelilova, as the head of the organization, thanked the Command of the Ukrainian Navy for the constant support of the Crimean Tatars.

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