Magomedsalam Magomedov: Russia and Russian language unite all of us
14:09 24 марта 2017
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In Salekhard the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration of Russia Magomedsalam Magomedov welcomed the participants of the eighth congress of indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East of the Russian Federation.
“The time spent with you gives me pleasure and benefit; the ideas that you expressed give an impulse to further progress of the Association. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin attaches great importance to fulfillment of rights of indigenous peoples of the North”, he said.
As Magomedsalam Magomedov notes, it is fine that ethnic minorities understand that all of them are united by Russia and Russian language. The elders told about it on the opening ceremony of the congress. He underlines that during the latest four years the Association established close cooperation with bodies of the state power, with administrations of the regions and local self-governance. «This is a merit of its president Grigory Ledkov, who actively participates in elaboration of strategic documents on development of northern territories. He gained political weight, he is active, firmly defends interests of indigenous peoples”, as the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration said. The audience supported the assessment of the work of Grigory Ledkov as the president with applause.
The head of Federal Agency on Affairs of nationalities Igor Barinov delivered greetings on behalf of Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev. He notes that people were always the true soul of the North. “We have one aim – to provide worthy development of indigenous peoples”.