The foreign Ministry has nominated a new Ambassador to the UN



Vassily Nebenzia will take the post of permanent representative of Russia to the United Nations (UN). About the upcoming appointment of the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs, according to “Izvestia”, citing a source in the Russian foreign Ministry.

“The issue with the Ambassador is already solved. They will be Vasily sebenza. All documents sent to the UN,” – said the source publication.

The head of the State Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky confirmed this information, calling the official “best man for the job”. Candidate nebesa now must be approved by the lower and upper house of Parliament. Former Deputy Secretary General of the UN Sergei Ordzhonikidze called nebesa person “experienced, professional and, most importantly, with a sense of humor.”
Your current post nebesa is from 1 June 2013. Has the diplomatic rank of Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. From 1996 to 2000, he served as senior adviser to the Russia’s permanent representative to the UN. Former permanent representative of Russia to the UN Vitaly Churkin died February 20 at the age of 64 years. The acting Ambassador had been his Deputy Pyotr Ilyich.