8 Aug 2022 16:59

Lavrov to lead Russian delegation to 77th Session of UNGA - Putin's decree

MOSCOW. Aug 8 (Interfax) - Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will head Russia's delegation to the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in line with President Vladimir Putin's decree, which endorsed the delegation's composition.

The presidential decree is available for viewing on the Russian official Internet portal for legal information.

Apart from Lavrov, the delegation will include Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin, Chairman of the State Duma's Foreign Affairs Committee Leonid Slutsky, Chairman of the Federation Council's Foreign Affairs Committee Grigory Karasin, and the directors of several Russian Foreign Ministry departments.

The 77th session of the UN General Assembly is due to take place in September.