The delegation from Germany and Norway will visit the Crimea in August

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Sergeevicha in fotobounce from Fortress mountain to Balaklava Bay in Sevastopol. Archival photoThe delegation from Germany and Norway will visit the Crimea in August© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Sergeevicha the image Bank

The delegation from Germany and Norway will visit the Crimea on an official visit in August, said the head of Committee of the Crimean Parliament for interethnic relations Yuri HEMPEL.

«We are expecting in August a delegation from Norway and Germany. From Norway we have to have representatives of the public Association «people’s diplomats of Norway», and from Germany the representatives of the Left party,» said HEMPEL reporters.

In addition, according to him, in October, is expected to visit Crimea, the deputies of the Bundestag from the party «Alternative for Germany».

Crimea became a Russian region after held there in March 2014 referendum in which 96.77% of voters of the Republic of Crimea and 95.6% of residents of Sevastopol voted for joining Russian Federation. Crimean authorities held a referendum after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014. Ukraine still considers Crimea its but temporarily occupied territory. The Russian leadership has repeatedly stated that the inhabitants of Crimea democratically in full compliance with international law and the UN Charter voted for reunification with Russia. According to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, the Crimea issue «is closed permanently.»

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