MOSCOW, January 14, 21:18 /ITAR-TASS/. Alexei Nemeryuk, the head of the Moscow department for services and consumer markets, told journalists on Tuesday that the authorities had no plans to re-open a vegetable storage facility in Moscow’s Biryulyovo district.
Despite the fact that the 90-day suspension imposed on the facility’s operation had expired the day before, on Monday, the facility’s management understands that its reopening could lead to a new social explosion in the neighborhood.
“The vegetable storehouse owners do not have any plans to re-open the facility or any of its storages,” Nemeryuk went on to say.
He added that the owners had made an attempt to re-open an approach to a storehouse of excise goods but the city authorities took a firm stance and banned the move.
“This is a firm stance of the city of Moscow, including its residents, the authorities and police. Everybody has a clear understanding that the move will increase social tensions if the vegetable storehouse resumes its operation,” Nemeryuk said.
He explained that the facility’s future should be discussed by its owners, architects and urban planners. “The land plot may be handed over for other needs,” he said.
“We all realize that the vegetable storage facility will not operate in the old way,” Nemeryuk said in conclusion.