MOSCOW, may 25. /TASS/. The state Duma Committee on international Affairs has today supported the candidature of Deputy foreign Minister, Vasily Nebuni to the post of permanent representative of Russia to the UN. About it the correspondent of TASS said a source familiar with the private session of the Committee.
“The Committee gave consent to the appointment of Nebezi for the post of permanent representative to the UN, whose candidacy was submitted to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation”, – said the Agency interlocutor. The meeting was also attended by Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Gennady Gatilov.
The post of the Russian Ambassador to the UN became vacant after the tragic death of Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador Vitaly Churkin in February at his workplace in new York.
Vassily Nebenzia was born in 1962, fluent in English and Spanish. The diplomat has held various positions in the Central office and abroad.
Over the years, the sebenza was the head of the Department for humanitarian cooperation and human rights Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation in 1996-2000 he was senior Advisor to the permanent mission to the UN, 2006-2012 – Deputy permanent representative of Russia to the UN office and other international organizations in Geneva.
According to the Constitution and regulations of the lower chamber, the State Duma Committee on international Affairs “involved in the consultation on the appointment and recall of the President of the Russian Federation diplomatic representatives in foreign States and international organizations”. Proposals on candidates shall be made foreign Minister.
“The Committee at its meeting in the presence of the candidate for the appointment of a diplomatic representative or diplomatic representative, which proposed to withdraw, as well as relevant officials of the Ministry of foreign Affairs holds a discussion and its outcome shall render its reasoned opinion. This conclusion is formally sent to the President of the Russian Federation”, – is spoken in article 212 of the regulations of the state Duma.
Ambassadors of Russia are appointed by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation.