The Russian foreign Ministry will no longer Commissioner for human rights
Functions will be transferred to the Department for humanitarian cooperation and human rights.
In the Russian Ministry of foreign Affairs of the disbanded office of the Commissioner for human rights, democracy and the rule of law. This happened after the departure of the former head of Department Konstantin Dolgov to work in the presidential administration. As told “Izvestia” a source in the Ministry, now all the powers of the apparatus will be transferred to the Department for humanitarian cooperation and human rights (DGPS).
All business unit will be managed DGPC, which is headed by Anatoly Viktorov. And the office of the Commissioner for human rights at the foreign Ministry was abolished. No longer see the feasibility of such a position. Especially since there is a whole Department that deals with just these vproclient “Izvestia” in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
In DGPC “news” was unable to confirm or refute this information, noting that “DGPC not authorized to comment on such issues”.
“News” has addressed for explanations to the former head of the disbanded unit Konstantin Dolgov.
I do not think about it and did not believe. I am a member of the presidential administration, and it would be unethical to comment on what is happening in Malcontented Dolgovremennye the Russian foreign Ministry on issues of human rights, democracy and the rule of law
As previously reported by “Izvestia”, the Ambassador for special assignments of the Russian foreign Ministry, Commissioner of the foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation on issues of human rights, democracy and rule of law Konstantin Dolgov has stopped working in the Ministry. He went to work in the presidential administration, where he was appointed Deputy head of management on public projects.
The Department for humanitarian cooperation and human rights Anatoly Viktorov and so engaged in the relevant issues. Thus issues that were previously supervised by the office of the Commissioner, there abound. Konstantin Dolgov, in particular, he was involved in more than 30 Russian citizens who had been abducted U.S. in third countries. Among them are the most resonant cases is the focus of the world media. We are talking about the Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko, sentenced to 20 years, and about Victor bout, who was sentenced to 25 years in prison.