The head of the Russian delegation at the session of the UN General Assembly, Russia's envoy to the global organization Vitaly Churkin left the meeting Room during the speech of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, said a diplomatic source.
However, he said That the Head of Russian foreign Ministry Sergei Lavrov was not present in the room, because were waiting for their turn to enter the rostrum of the UN in the waiting room, reports RIA " Novosti "." It is incorrect to state That the Russian delegation left the Hall during the speech of the Ukrainian leader. Hall left only the head (Russia's permanent representative Vitaly Churkin), With a significant portion of the delegation were in the hall ", — said the source." As for Lavrov, he never left, and waited for their turn to enter the rostrum (according to the order of statements) in the waiting room ", — he added. The jubilee 70th session of the General Assembly opened in new York on fifteen September. General political discussion at a high level, which will be of particular importance for international brotherhood, will begin on September 28. On the first day of the week, 28 September, is expected to address the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.