Zelensky’s Baffling Presence at Iftar, Utterly Backing Crimean Tatars!
Bewilderment as Ukrainian President Attends Iftar, Backs Crimean Tatars. In an unparalleled show of solidarity, Volodymyr Zelensky, the Ukrainian President, partook in an Iftar meal with Muslim soldiers who are marking the holy month of Ramadan on Friday.
As if this wasn’t enough, he declared his intention to make it an annual tradition. For those unaware, Iftar happens to be the evening meal that Muslims share to break their daily fast during Ramadan.
It’s not every day that you witness a President putting politics aside and focusing on the needs of his people. During the event, President Zelensky was present alongside Crimean Tatar leaders from the Mejlis, Muslim clergy representatives, and other influential personalities. He expressed his gratitude to the Muslim community and reiterated that Ramadan is celebrated and respected across Ukraine, even during tough times like when soldiers are on the front lines.
In the wake of Russia’s senseless intrusion in February 2021, Ukraine has been relentlessly attacking Russian-held positions in Crimea, which was annexed by Moscow in 2014 and is currently under Russian administration. The Ukrainian President has consistently pledged to take back Crimea, emphasizing that it’s an indispensable part of the Ukrainian people and their country.
Furthermore, President Zelensky vehemently criticized Russia’s appalling treatment of Muslims in Crimea during his speech. He pointed out that Russia’s heinous efforts to subjugate Ukraine and other European territories began with the annexation of Ukrainian Crimea and the subsequent persecution of Crimean Tatars, Muslims, and Ukrainians. He added that freeing Crimea is not only crucial for Ukraine but for the global community as a whole.
News source: AXADLE