Appointed as the new Vice-speaker of the Crimea

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura in photobacteria of the State Council of the Republic of Crimea in Simferopol. Archival photoAppointed as the new Vice-speaker of the Crimea© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura the image Bank

Vice-speaker of the Crimea, who oversees ethnic unit, will be the Oedipus Gafarov, reported the press service of the state Council of the Republic.

Earlier it was reported that the Vice-speaker of Crimean Parliament Remzi Ilyasov has filed a request for early termination of the powers and release his or her position on their own.

«The Presidium of the state Council of the Republic of Crimea supported the proposal of the head of the Supreme legislative body of the Republic Vladimir Konstantinov on the nomination of Oedipus Gafarov for election to the position of Deputy Chairman of the state Council of the Republic of Crimea», — stated in the message.

At the moment Gafarov holds the post of head of the Committee for interethnic relations.

Ilyasov has held the post of Deputy speaker since September 2014.

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