Self-territorial "Gagauz Yeri", 2 nd World Congress taking place in Gagauzians Comrat. In the congress is attended by over five hundred delegates from 15 countries, including Turkey, Russia, Greece, Bulgaria, the United States, Canada, Brazil.
Greeted the participants of the Congress President of Moldova Vladimir Voronin called the forum, which was first passed in Comrat in 2006, unique in its significance. The President said that he was pleasantly surprised to learn that representatives of the Gagauz people live in many countries around the world, including in the most exotic.
On the first day of the congress adopted a resolution which, inter alia, states that Gagauzi all over the world will continue to act to further the national and cultural development of the Gagauz people, to consolidate the entire world around Gagauzians humane ideas of social and spiritual revival of the Gagauz people, and t . e.
Gagauz autonomous territorial education-Yeri is located in the south of the Republic of Moldova within its territory has a population of 155.6 thousand or 4.6% of the total population. In addition to the Gagauz, a region inhabited by Bulgarians, Moldovans, Russian, Ukrainian. Management in Gagauzia is based on the Constitution of the Republic of Moldova and the Law on Special Legal Status of Gagauz Yeri, adopted in December 1994. Many European human rights organizations recognize Gagauzia good example of the permission of local national conflicts in other countries. As a result of the referendum defined 3 cities (Comrat, Ciadir-Lunga and Vulkanesht) and 27 villages, which were included in the Gagauz-Yeri at the request of the population.