The head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov said that Western penalties against Russia " will not last long, because most West disadvantageous.
"I think that punishment especially will not last long, because without Russia, Europe will not survive. Like and what would America have spoken, they will come to take punishment for his own economic security ", - Kadyrov said in an interview Last news .
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. The EU, USA and Canada in the spring of the past year have introduced against Russia 1st batch of sentences, then It was expanded. In response, Russia in the last month of summer 2014 has introduced a response that has spread to the products of the agricultural sector from the USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway.
Speaking about punishment affected Chechnya, Kadyrov said that the Republic was damaged to a lesser extent due to the lack of close cooperation with European companies.
"We are really lucky in this direction, We have just started to work with Europe. Much, I Think, damaged such industrialized regions Like Tatarstan. And We just started. Well, suspended the project because they are not allowed to import equipment and so on. We are not particularly damaged, " - said the head of the Republic.
according to his statement, none of the initiated in the field of projects have not been suspended.
"The economic growth that We have, and the pace that We asked, We didn't stop, We finish all of our agricultural enterprise in the direction of the construction industry. All We do, and not a single project We did not stop, " - said Kadyrov.
He believes that Russia's regions have to work with those countries that opposed the West Russia is " more acceptable "." We prefer the Arab States, Turkey, which have not delivered, and will not betray us, the Russian Federation ", - said Kadyrov.
"I Think that all Nations understand it, because it is not against one person But against our Country, against the people. For this reason, the punishment We, mere citizens, can't pay attention, the competent authorities, the government and other organizations. We in the field must work hard, no matter what, and I Think the success will only be ", - said the Head of Chechnya.
The full text of the interview is available at 14. 00.
Western countries since March 2014 several times already imposed penalties because Russia's position on Ukraine. In March and July 2015 expanded sanctions List of the USA, And in June the sanctions List of Canada. In addition, on 22 June, the foreign Minister of EU member States at a meeting in Luxembourg has extended the economic sanctions until 31 January 2016.
The list of Russian citizens and organizations who have fallen under the punishment - in the material of the Fins news