KAZAN, March 05. /ITAR-TASS/. Tatarstan’s President Rustam Minnikhanov has arrived in Crimea, Autonomous Republic of Ukraine, to meet leaders of the Council of Ministers and Crimean Tatars, presidential spokesman Andrei Kuzmin told Itar-Tass.
The autonomy’s government chairman, Sergei Aksenov, has welcomed Minnikhanov at the airport.
Ahead of the working trip to Crimea the Tatarstan president warned Crimean Tatars against unleashing conflicts with the Russian population of Crimea. He backed Tatarstan’s initiative to create a fund in support of Crimean residents.
Earlier, Tatarstan’s parliamentarians and Mufti Kamil Samigullin visited Crimea.