Moscow responds to Chechen leader’s desire to “step down”


November 28, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

MOSCOW, Russia – Ramzan Kadyrov that he will work the way the president orders him, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Monday that Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov will work the way that Russian President Vladimir Putin orders him to.

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“Ramzan Kadyrov has said many times that he is a rather consistent and resolute member of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s circle of allies,” Peskov said. 

“In this case, he plans to continue working as the country’s president orders him. He did not say any other thing, and we judge by this. Ramzan continues serving as the republic’s acting head,” Peskov continued.

The statement by Peskov comes as on Monday Kadyrov expressed his desire to eventually step down, as reported by FRN.

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