State Duma Deputy from the Crimea Ruslan Balbec said the statement of the Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky on the "return" of the Peninsula and people.

In an interview with TV channel RT, the MP called the statement of the Ukrainian leader of the populist and worthless, stressing that such allegations are a politician does not for the first time.

"Yes, and the Ukrainian President knows what he says deliberate lie" — said the Deputy.

Balbec also said that no sane person not consider the scenario of annexation of Crimea to Ukraine.

Zelensky previously received from activists of the Crimean Tatar flag, promised to raise him over the Crimea and "return" Peninsula.

The head of the national-cultural autonomy of the Crimean Tatars Eyvaz dead called the promise empty the Ukrainian leader and told him to pay more attention to the sovereignty and the symbolism of their country.

Crimea became a Russian region after the referendum in 2014, where more than 95 percent of the residents voted for reunification. Russia has repeatedly stressed that the Crimean people made their choice in a democratic way, in full compliance with international law and the UN Charter.