13 Dec 2017 14:40

Federation Council committee backs Gatilov for Russian envoy to UN Office in Geneva

MOSCOW. Dec 13 (Interfax) - The Federation Council Foreign Affairs Committee has backed the nomination of Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov for Russian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said.

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