The building of the foreign Ministry on Smolensk square lay flowers in memory of a distinguished diplomat Vitaly Churkin. Russia's permanent representative to the UN, died yesterday in new York. Condolences to the family of Vitaly Churkin, and the staff of the Ministry of foreign Affairs was expressed by Vladimir Putin.
At the entrance to the building of the foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation establishes Vitaly Churkin portrait with a mourning tape. In the evening people go there to pay tribute to the diplomat and to lay flowers. Basically it is Muscovites who have seen the Ambassador to the UN, only on TV. They admire his talent, tenacity and passion to fight for the interests of Russia in the international arena.
Many colors are in the building of the foreign Ministry. This Agency staff. It is obvious that inside the building there is also a place to pay tribute and lay flowers. Employees of the foreign Ministry's hard to find the words. Representatives of the Russian foreign Ministry say that lost someone close to them person.
A great loss for the world of diplomacy. Condolences in connection with the death of Vitaly Churkin come from all over the world. Flags at buildings in downtown new York, where Russian and Belarusian permanent mission flown at half-mast. There, in the workplace, Vitaly Churkin, became ill with heart. Today Vitaly Ivanovich would be 65 years. The UN meeting began with a minute of silence.
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