Trump expressed his condolences in connection with death Churkin
According to the President of the United States, Russia’s permanent representative to the UN played a huge role in working on key issues of global security.
Moscow. 22 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — U.S. President Donald trump on Tuesday expressed his condolences in connection with the death of Russia’s Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin, reports The Hill.
“Although American officials sometimes do not agree with the Russian colleagues, Ambassador Churkin has played a crucial role in working with the United States on a number of key issues of global security,” the President said.
He added that he was saddened by the news of the death of the Ambassador, calling him an experienced diplomat, who for many years served his country.
Russia’s permanent representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin died at the work post in new York on Monday — the day before the 65th birthday. According to media reports, the cause of death was a heart attack.