Igor Kholmanskikh: The arctic rescue center will be built in Yamal
14:06 27 января 2016
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The presidential envoy in Ural Federal Okrug Igor Kholmanskikh conducted the press-conference in Yekaterinburg. He answered 23 questions of journalists from 6 regions included to Ural Federal Okrug.
In particular, the envoy was asked about building of the arctic rescue center of the Ministry for emergency situations in Nadym that had been planned earlier and purposed for effective reaction to appearing emergency situations. According to the words of Igor Kholmanskikh, it does not matter how a political or economic situation is forming, nobody cancels tasks on development of the Arctic.
«We must strengthen our presence in the arctic region; such tasks were, stay now and will stay in future», as he says. They also include creation of subdivisions of the Ministry for emergency situations, which will supervise, including, safe transportation of cargoes on the Northern Sea Route. The talk is about so that the center should be situated in operational closeness to places, where these or those emergency situations can happen. Existence of this center does not arouse any doubts, as the envoy says. According to his words, this issue was discussed on the conference of the Security Council in Sabetta last year. According to the results of the conference, there is a document that speaks that the center will exist. The Ministry for emergency situations should define location, where this center will be organized. All recommendations were expressed, as Igor Kholmanskikh notes.