According to the news portal «news» with reference to a source in the Russian foreign Ministry, it became known the name of the new permanent Ambassador of Russia to the UN. They will be Deputy foreign Minister Vasily Nebenzia. The head of the State Duma on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky has commented on this news, noting that the nomination of Nebezi first have to be approved in the lower and upper houses of Parliament. According to the former Deputy Secretary General of the UN Sergei Ordzhonikidze, no obstacle to the appointment of a candidate should arise. Also the edition notes that all the necessary documents had already been sent to the UN.
Ordzhonikidze added that the candidate for the position of permanent representative is a true professional and has great experience in this field. He has a responsible attitude and have not once showed their skills as Deputy permanent representative of Russia in Geneva.