One of the national leaders of the Circassians died in Jordan

Amman, 20.02.2020

One of the national leaders of the Circassian people and of the Circassian community in Jordan Ruhi Shhaltukh died at the age of 77.

Ruhi Shhaltukh was in important roles: major General in the army of Jordan, Member of the Parliament of Jordan, President of the Association of Caucasus Circassian Friends, member of the Circassian elder Council in Jordan.

His positions on the Circassian issues were clear and courageously expressed to everyone that Russia should recognize the Circassian genocide and restore all the legal and historical rights of the Circassian nation.

Managers of "Circassian Press" express their condolences to the family, friends and to the Circassian people.