In SF supported the candidacy Gatilov in place of the permanent representative to the UN in Geneva

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The international Committee of the Federation Council at session on Wednesday endorsed the candidature of Deputy foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov to the position of permanent representative to the UN in Geneva, told reporters Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov, who was present at the Committee meeting.

«Yes, the Committee maintained,» — said Ryabkov.

Gatilov also attended the meeting of the Committee of the Federation Council, the discussion of his candidacy with the senators, he did not comment.

Previously the state Duma Committee on international Affairs supported the candidacy Gatilov to the position of permanent representative to the UN in Geneva. Since December 2011 this position was held by Aleksey Borodavkin.

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