Chechen authorities will defend the interests of the population in the gas dispute
GROZNY, January 22 — RIA Novosti. Chechen authorities will monitor developments in the dispute concerning the cancellation of debts for gas and intend to defend the interests of people, said RIA Novosti, the Minister for national policy, external relations, press and information Dzhambulat Umarov.
The factory district court of Grozny at the request of the Prosecutor’s office of Chechnya has decided to write off the debts of the population for gas in the amount of 9 billion rubles. “Gazprom Mezhregiongaz terrible” on Monday filed an appeal against this decision. On Tuesday, the Prosecutor General instructed the Prosecutor of Chechnya to support the arguments of “Gazprom Mezhregiongaz terrible” against the write-off of debts of the population for gas, appointed in the regional office official investigation “in connection with the unjustified recourse to the court with a claim”.
“Let each party prove its position. We corrected the work of prosecutors. The Prosecutor’s office of the Chechen Republic is part of the Prosecutor General of Russia. We will follow the development of events, to act within the law. This decision was made in favour of the least protected layers of the population, and we remember how the head of state Vladimir Putin stressed that the Prosecutor’s office primarily aims to protect the interests of this category of people. Going to do the noble thing, to defend the interests of the population”, — said Umarov.
“We reiterate our position, we believe that the decision of the court of justice. It is the duty generated for the period of hostilities, from 2007 to 2015, the population of the Republic, regularly paid for gas,” the Minister said.
On Tuesday, Umarov in connection with the controversy surrounding the cancellation of the debt for gas indicated that the Republic was fighting, during which there was no heat and the residents did not use gas.