Sergey Labrutto: Vitaliy Belousov / RIA Novosti
Acting Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov during a press conference at the end of 2019, commented on the likelihood that he will remain at the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs in the new government. The live broadcast was conducted on page offices in Facebook.
An Austrian journalist asked Lavrov whether he later Minister of foreign Affairs. “I wish to stay?” she asked. “I was assigned to officiate three days ago, I got it,” said the diplomat.
Other comments on this topic Lavrov gave. At the same time during the press conference, he said that January 19, is planning to participate in the conference on Libya to be held in Berlin. Before the event is expected to meet with his Italian counterpart Luigi Di Maio.
January 16, Lavrov pointed out that all the years he’s not just held positions, and always faithfully performed his duties.
Lavrov, left his post on January 15. This became known after the announcement of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev about the resignation of the entire government. According to the Constitution, Ministers will continue work until formation of a new government. Medvedev said he believes it was the right decision at the background of the catechumens by the head of state of proposals to change the Constitution.
As Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Lavrov has held since March 2004. Before that, in the period from 1994 to 2004, he was permanent representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations and the UN Security Council.
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