Qa-37, 18 May 2019, Statement Of The Spokesperson Of The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs, Hami Aksoy, In Response To A Question Regarding The Anniversary Of The Crimean Tatar And Circassian Exiles

Республіка Туреччина Міністерство Закордонних Справ 18.05.2019

On the night of 17-18 May 1944, approximately 250.000 Crimean Tatars torned away from their motherland. Tens of thousands of Crimean Tatars perished under the inhumane circumstances of this exile, carried out 75 years ago. Many of them passed away in exile under harsh conditions, yearning for their homeland.

As it is known, 21 May is commemorated as the anniversary of the “Circassian Exile” tragedy. The pain of this tragedy is still alive, even today.

We share the pain of our kinsmen, the Crimean Tatars, as well as brotherly peoples of the Caucasus and respectfully honour the memory of those lost their lives during these exiles.

Понеділок - П'ятниця

09:00 - 13:00 / 14:00 - 18:00

01.01.2018 01.01.2018 New Year
07.01.2018 08.01.2018 Christmas
08.03.2018 09.03.2018 International Women's Day
09.04.2018 09.04.2018 Easter
30.04.2018 01.05.2018 International Labour Solidarity Day
09.05.2018 09.05.2018 Victory Day
28.05.2018 28.05.2018 Trinity
15.06.2018 15.06.2018 Eid Al Fitr
28.06.2018 29.06.2018 Constitution Day
21.08.2018 21.08.2018 Eid al-Adha
24.08.2018 24.08.2018 Independence Day
15.10.2018 15.10.2018 Defender of Ukraine Day
24.12.2018 25.12.2018 Christmas
31.12.2018 31.12.2018 New Year