Vassily Nebenzia, which became the new permanent representative of Russia to the United Nations (UN) to continue a professional line of its predecessor, the head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky. A statement by the Parliament received “Tape.ru” on Thursday, July 27.
“He is a great diplomat, brilliant mediator. There is no doubt that Vasily Alekseevich will be able to effectively continue a constructive and professional line of his predecessor Vitaly Churkin, focused on convincing partners on the UN Security Council of the correctness and of the correctness of Russia’s approaches to the most pressing issues on the international agenda,” — said Slutsky.
He also wished Nebesa success “in this important and complicated area”.
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the appointment of 55-year-old Basil, Nebusi’s permanent representative to the UN and representative in the security Council of the organization earlier on Thursday. Another presidential decree he was dismissed from the post of Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs, which was held from June 2013.
The candidacy of Nebezi was approved by the state Duma Committee on international Affairs and the parliamentary Committee of the Federation Council in may.
The position of Russia’s permanent representative to the UN became vacant in February in connection with the death of Vitaly Churkin, who this post is from April of 2006. After the death of the diplomat in-charge of permanent representative to temporarily fulfill the first Deputy Churkin, Pyotr Ilyich.