The President of Russia Vladimir Putin made the abolition of decisions on the grant of citizenship to persons involved in terrorism. He declared it in interview to TV channel “Mir 24”.
The head of state reminded that in accordance with the Constitution of Russia, citizenship of anyone to deny it is impossible. “But we can cancel the relevant decisions, which served as the basis for obtaining Russian citizenship,” he said.
“We will hold consultations with our lawyers, and I think, such decisions will be made in the near future”, — said the Russian leader.
Putin commented in this way the solution to his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev on deprivation of citizenship for joining international terrorist organizations.
“According to Kazakhstan legislation, if a citizen of our country have gone and joined the ranks of any extremist organization, to return home, he is not able, automatically loses citizenship”, — said Nazarbayev. According to him, is a necessary measure.
On March 6, the deputies of the Parliament of Kazakhstan adopted amendments to the Constitution, prescribed in paragraph 2 of article 19 of the rule that deprivation of nationality is allowed by the court “for committing terrorist crimes, as well as causing other serious harm to the vital interests of the Republic of Kazakhstan”.