The head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov has invited US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo to arrive in Chechnya. He stated in a video published in the Telegram’s official channel TV and radio company “Grozny”.
It became known yesterday that the US state Department has made Kadyrov in the black list and introduced against him and his family sanctions for human rights violations, torture and extrajudicial killings in the last 10 years. In response, Kadyrov posted a photo with two machine guns and signed “Pompeo, we accept the battle! Next will be more interesting!”.
In the video, Kadyrov said that after news of the sanctions it has become “more cool”, he was “scared” that he came to his ancestral village of Benoy.
“So, Pompeo, come, it is very beautiful here, let’s talk, let’s see who breaks the law”, – said Kadyrov.
In the United States have adopted lawsthat provide for sanctions against Russians implicated in human rights violations. These laws are named in honor of the deceased Hermitage Capital lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. Kadyrov USA made in the “Magnitsky list” in 2017. In the American Ministry of Finance declared that he is responsible for extrajudicial killings, torture and other gross violations of human rights in the region.
Ramzan Kadyrov, head of Chechnya since 2007.