Kadyrov said that he was happy to be under sanctions

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in fotomontagen Kadyrov during a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi king Salman bin Abdul Aziz al SaudKadyrov said that he was happy to be under sanctions© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

The head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov on air of the program «actors with Naila Asker-zade,» on the channel «Russia 1» said that he was pleased to be under sanctions, as it fell under them, for their country and for their people.

«On the contrary, happy to be… If I am under the sanctions — I’m not for stealing or there for embezzlement of the budget, or some secrets were given. I for their country, the people fell under the sanctions. So it’s very nice, honestly. This brand does not bother me,» said Kadyrov, answering the question, whether stirs him what he is under sanctions.

He explained that before sanctions were not flown to America and Europe, and even if you remove the sanctions, is not going to do that. «I think it’s more gives more incentive to continue to serve for his state and people. Really, it’s not just words, someone, somehow, is really my convinced opinion,» — said the head of Chechnya.

He noted that he has not yet managed to return located in Europe racehorses, which also came under sanctions. «Not yet, they are there. Well, we participate, we win them and watching over them, I think I have to return. But they already have a race that is to say the age ends. …While they’re standing there,» — said Kadyrov.

According to him, the prize money is transferred to the account, but they are allowed to spend only on maintenance of these horses. «And we have achieved barely, and so they died of hunger» — concluded Kadyrov.

The head of Chechnya is among the Russians against whom the U.S., the EU and some other countries imposed sanctions in connection with the situation in Ukraine. In the media last year broke a number of scandals around horses Kadyrov contained in Europe. In the framework of the sanctions measures, in particular, the authorities of Germany and the Czech Republic refused to pay the reward for winning horses Kadyrov to the races and to allocate funds for the maintenance of horses. Later they were allowed to send part of the winnings for their content.

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