We certainly recognize the right of people to self-determination echoed the Greek, Finnish and Serbian members of the international observers delegation.
The result of the referendum will be announced by the Supreme Council of Crimea on Monday said the head of the local government Sergei Aksenov.
Crimean referendum: An overwhelming majority of Crimeans voted to join Russia
More than 93 percent of voters in Crimea supported the notion to join Russia in Sunday's referendum according to an exit poll commissioned by a local news agency, and made available immediately after the closure of the polling stations.
According to a survey conducted by the local institute of political science and sociology, in more than 200 voting districts only 7 percent of voters supported the idea that the Crimean Autonomous Region should remain part of Ukraine.
Crimean delegation to fly to Moscow on Monday to apply for joining Russia - regional leader
Crimea's regional government will make a formal application Monday to join the Russian Federation, the local pro-Moscow leader said on Twitter after a disputed referendum to break away from Ukraine."The Supreme Soviet of Crimea will make an official application for the republic to join the Russian Federation at a meeting on March 17," Sergiy Aksyonov said in a tweet. -- Voice of Russia, Interfax
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