On the third anniversary of Crimea`s Parliament by Russian troops, the United States remain resolute in its support for a united and sovereign Ukraine, according to the statement by the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine.
”Three years ago today, the Crimean parliament in Ukraine was seized illegally by force. Today, as Russia`s occupation of Crimea enters its fourth year, we remain resolute in our support for a united and sovereign Ukraine,” the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine tweeted Monday.
Earlier, on February 27, 204, the headquarters of the Council of Ministers and the Supreme Council of Crimea were seized by armed men.
February 26, 2015, Ukrainian president`s envoy to the Crimean Tatar people and Crimean Tatar leader, Ukrainian MP Mustafa Dzhemilev said that the Council of Ministers and the Supreme Council of Crimea were taken over by 110 Russian servicemen, while the Ukrainian government failed to do anything about it.