The delegation of USA said that they impressed in the Crimea

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura in fotobounce to Balaklava Bay and fortress Chembalo. Archival photoThe delegation of USA said that they impressed in the Crimea© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura the image Bank

The American public shared his impressions from the trip to the Crimea. On the Peninsula with a three-day official visit, a delegation of four representatives of the organization «Center of civil initiatives» (USA).

«Our stay was wonderful. The first thing that caught my eye and left a lasting impression, it’s Simferopol airport and roads. The city is beautiful, the people very friendly. Impressions are very positive, positive,» — said a member of the Democratic club of Santa Clara Katherine Metz.

Informed their impressions of their stay on the Peninsula shared by the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada from the «Opposition bloc» Yevhen Balitsky.

«There are people who twist a finger at a temple and say: «What return are you? Here there? (to Ukraine. — Approx. ed.)». And about Bandera talking about burnt in Odessa, about the coup. Most people — I can hand on heart put. Believe me, it’s not that (. — Approx. ed.) that I want or I do not want to think so many people,» the MP said.

The visits of foreign delegations to Crimea

Foreigners regularly come up with official visits to the Peninsula. Since August 17, the Crimea was visited by a group of public figures from Norway.

A week earlier, came the representatives of Japan and head of delegation of Mitsuhiro Kimura said he intends to inform citizens of their country, «the truth about the events in the Crimea».

The first of August in the Crimea came a group of politicians and businessmen from Slovakia. At the end of July at the naval parade, which was held on Navy day in Sevastopol Bay, visited the Czech deputies.

In April to participate in the IV international Yalta economic forum, the Peninsula was visited by a large Syrian delegation headed by Minister of economy and foreign trade by Samer al-Khalil.

Before that in March in the Crimea was visited by delegates from Germany. They brought a gift: an old Bible, which was transferred to the ethnographic Museum in Sevastopol. In February the official visit was made by the representatives of the party «Alternative for Germany» of the three regional parliaments of the country — Berlin, Brandenburg and North Rhine — Westphalia. At the end of his visit, the parliamentarians recognized the Russian Crimea.

Crimea became a Russian region in a referendum, which was held after a coup in Ukraine in 2014. About 97 percent of the population of the Republic of Crimea and 96 percent of residents of Sevastopol were in favor of returning the Peninsula to Russia. Ukraine still calls it his, but temporarily occupied territory. According to Vladimir Putin, the Crimea issue «is closed permanently.»