Putin appointed Siluanov coordinator for CIS Affairs

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in fotobounce Siluanov. Archival photoPutin appointed Siluanov coordinator for CIS Affairs© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

The head of the Russian Ministry of Finance, first Deputy Prime Minister Anton Siluanov was appointed coordinator of the Russian Federation for CIS Affairs, said the disposal of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, the text of which is published on Friday on the official Internet portal of legal information.

«To appoint the Deputy Chairman of the government of the Russian Federation – Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation A. G. Siluanov national coordinator of the Russian Federation on Affairs of the Commonwealth of Independent States», — the document says.

With this decree, Putin instructed the foreign Ministry to notify the appointment of Siluanov, the CIS Executive Committee.

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