The head of the Crimea OP said about the trend of adoption of Russian status of the Peninsula

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura in fotoracconti people on the waterfront in Sevastopol. Archival photoThe head of the Crimea OP said about the trend of adoption of Russian status of the Peninsula© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura the image Bank

The trend of recognition of Russian status of Crimea continues, example of this are the statements of foreign delegations coming to the Peninsula on an official visit, told RIA Novosti the head of the Public chamber of the Crimea Grigory Ioffe.

The US delegation consisting of four people located in the Crimea for three days. In its structure representatives of the American organization «Center of civil initiatives». The representative of the delegation Silvia Demarest said that the Crimean Peninsula became part of Russia on the basis of a legitimate will of the people and called the referendum an expression of the right to self-determination.

«This trend will only expand. Anticrime propaganda, which is that makes sensible people wish to see and understand. It’s a completely understandable human desire to have people who are not politically biased. When they come to the Crimea and they see it is their only one conclusion,» said Joffe.

The head of the OP is convinced that even the opponents of the reunification of Crimea with Russia in Western countries, deep down you know that this was all perfectly legal, civilized and normal.

«These breakthroughs increasingly occur, they in the end will kill the technology on the failure of the Crimean events of 2014,» said Joffe.

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.»