The Committee of the state Duma supported the candidacy of Nebezi for the position of permanent representative to the UN

© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in photobacteria of the State Duma on Okhotny Ryad street in Moscow. Archival photoThe Committee of the state Duma supported the candidacy of Nebezi for the position of permanent representative to the UN© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova the image Bank

The state Duma Committee on international Affairs endorsed the candidature of Deputy foreign Minister, Vasily Nebuni to the position of Russia’s permanent representative to the UN, told RIA Novosti source participating in the meeting of the Committee.

«The Committee supported the candidature of Nebezi», — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to the Constitution, the President appoints and recalls after consultations with corresponding committees and commissions of the chambers of the Federal Assembly diplomatic representatives of the Russian Federation in foreign States and international organizations.

As previously reported, on may 29, the nomination of Nebezi will be considered by the Federation Council.

The previous permanent representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin died on 20 February, the day before your 65th birthday. Since 8 April 2006, he served as the permanent representative of Russia to the UN in new York, was the representative of the Russian Federation in the UN Security Council. He was buried on 24 February in Moscow.

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