New permanent representative of Russia to the UN may be, Alexander Grushko, who is one of the main candidates for this position. This was reported by “RIA Novosti” several sources in the state Duma of the Russian Federation.
“The candidacy of Grushko considers the key to this position,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
This information was confirmed by three sources who had answered affirmatively to the question on the main candidate on this position in the face of Grushko.
At the same time, the Kremlin is in no hurry to make sudden statements, since, according to the press Secretary of the Russian President not yet decided on the candidacy of Ambassador to the UN.
Note that now Grushko holds the post of permanent representative of Russia to NATO.
We will remind, on February 20 in new York died permanent representative of the Russian Federation to the UN Vitaly Churkin, the day before your 65th birthday.
As reported by the media, Vitaly Churkin, died Monday, February 20 in the morning local time in the building of the Russian diplomatic mission in Manhattan due to heart problems. Diplomat became ill about 9:30 a.m. in the building of the diplomatic mission of the Russian Federation. It is reported that when paramedics arrived, he was unconscious.
Later it became known that the acting permanent representative of Russia to the UN appointed by Pyotr Ilyich.