TASS, July 27. Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed Vasily Nebenzia to the post of permanent representative of Russia to the UN. The corresponding decree was published Thursday on the website of the Kremlin.
“To appoint Vasily Nebenzia A. permanent representative to the UN in new York, USA, and the representative of the Russian Federation in the UN Security Council”, – the document says.
By another decree the head of state has released the Sebenza from his previous post of Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia.
The state Duma Committee on international Affairs may 25, supported the candidacy of Basil, Nebuni to the post of permanent representative of Russia to the UN, the international Committee of the Federation Council had discussed his appointment on may 29.
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.