Ukraine: Crimean Muslims want to take issue of mosque land to Council of Europe

Crimean Muslims proposed that the Council of Europe’s conference on regional development in Ukraine should discuss the issue of allotting land for the construction of a major mosque in Simferopol. The groups sent a letter to Halvdan Skard, the representative of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe. The group has also called to discuss the reinstatement of rights for deported Crimean Tatars.