Minister Yurii Stets held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Turkey to Ukraine Yönet Can Tezel


8 October, 2015, the Minister of Information Policy of Ukraine Yurii Stets, with the purpose to establish cooperation and implementation of Ukrainian foreign broadcasting in leading cable networks of the world, held a meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Turkey to Ukraine Ukraine Yönet Can Tezel and the Deputy Head of Mission, the Ambassador’s Advisor.

Minister Yurii Stets told the honored guests about the main goals and objectives of MIP, and presented the report of the Ministry for the past six months.

In addition, the Minister told about the priorities and main aspects of the Multimedia foreign broadcasting platform of Ukraine. Knowing about the interest and support of the Turkish side on the Crimean Tatars, the Minister said that the «UA TV» foreign TV channel will broadcast programs in Crimean Tatar language, and added that MIP has introduced an official version of the department’s site also in Crimean Tatar language.

“Being aware of your concern about Ukraine and our indigenous people – Crimean Tatars, I would like to announce that we do everything possible to involve our fellow citizens to information space of our state”, – said the Minister. He also noted that MIP assists large-scale communications campaigns on the Crimea, while realizing that the peninsula is impossible to return without the Crimean Tatars, the Ministry cooperates with the Commissioner of the President of Ukraine for the Crimean Tatar People Mustafa Dzhemilev by implementing projects involving strategic communications.

The Turkish party, in turn, thanked for the invitation, noting that their country is really not indifferent to the events taking place in Ukraine, including the fate of the Crimean Tatar people.