Deputies of the Chechen Parliament at an emergency meeting on Tuesday unanimously adopted an appeal to the U.S. Congress urging them to consider the validity of the application of gossekretar Michael Pompeo on the introduction of sanctions against the head of the Republic Ramzan Kadyrov and his family.

"considering the fact that the legislature in your country has its say, and, according to the U.S. Constitution, is the guardian of democracy and human rights, the Parliament of the Chechen Republic has the honour to write to you demanding the immediate review of the legality of the statements of the US State Department in the person of its Secretary of state Mr. Pompeo. We have every right to strongly demand explanations and clear answers to our questions, because it is now a matter of honor of every Chechen", – read the text of the address by the speaker of the Parliament Magomed Daudov.

In the meeting of the Chechen Parliament was also attended by the representatives of the authorities, the public, clergy, and law enforcement agencies. The speakers condemned U.S. sanctions against members of the Kadyrov family.