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SIMFEROPOL, March 13. /ITAR-TASS/. Leaders of Crimea's four largest parties have signed a memorandum on joint actions to successfully hold the referendum on March 16 and agreed to vote for accesion to Russia.
Chairman of the Crimean organization of the Party of Regions Volodymyr Konstantinov, Chairman of Russian Unity Sergey Aksyonov, Deputy Chairwoman of the republic's Union party Svetlana Savchenko and First Secretary of the republic's committee of the Ukrainian Communist Party Oleg Solomatin had signed the memorandum, an Itar-Tass correspondent reported.
Representatives of all political parties will ensure free expression of will by Crimeans in the referendum, the document reads.
They also agreed to refrain from inter-party competition and ensure friendly atmosphere and cooperation. According to the document, members of the parties will actively and conscientiously work in election commissions.
The leaders of the four Crimean parties agreed that they would vote for Crimea's accession to the Russian Federation.