Yunus-Bek Evkurov. Photo © Yelena Sineok. YUGA.ru

30 October 2018, 23:58

Evkurov doubts decision of Ingush CC on border with Chechnya

The decision of the Ingush Constitutional Court (CC) does not cancel the border agreement with Chechnya, as it has entered into force, Yunus-Bek Evkurov, the head of Ingushetia, has stated. In his opinion the CC of Russia should settle the issue.

Earlier today, the Ingush CC declared the law on the border with Chechnya unconstitutional.

If the law on the border with Chechnya is recognized as unconstitutional, the CC will oblige the Ingush Parliament to correct it, the lawyers interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" have stated.

According to Evkurov, the authorities of Ingushetia will appeal to the Russian CC "in order to avoid disagreements and unnecessary disputes in our republic and with Chechnya."

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on October 30, 2018 at 05:06 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

All news

April 23, 2019 15:01

April 23, 2019 14:39

April 23, 2019 11:16

April 23, 2019 11:07

  • Georgian activists support Pankisi residents

    Three solidarity actions with the residents of the Pankisi Gorge, who are protesting against the construction of a chain of hydropower plants (HPPs), have been held in Tbilisi and Batumi. Activists called on the authorities to abandon the construction and punish the policemen for an excessive use of force.

April 23, 2019 10:54

  • Georgia reports release of border villager

    Gocha Fidiuri, a resident of the village of Medjvriskhevi, located on the border with South Ossetia, was released after paying a fine for violating the border and handed over to Georgian law enforcers.

News archive