Chechen leader Kadyrov calls in sick
The head of Chechnya handed over his authority to Muslim Khuchiev, who heads the republican Cabinet. He explains his decision.
The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, was forced to appoint Khluchiev, who heads the regional government, to his place. Kadyrov calls in sick - he has a high fever.
“During a two-day inspection trip to the mountains, I took cold. As a consequence, the fever, the flu,” he wrote in his Telegram channel, adding that he had scheduled important trips the following days.
Kadyrov stressed that the transfer of authority to Muslim Khuchiev is temporary. Such a procedure is possible under Article 76 of the Constitution of the Chechen Republic, the politician noted.
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