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Russian UN ambassador Churkin (64) died in New York

Russian UN ambassador Churkin (64) died in New York

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The Russian UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin is on Monday at the age of 64 died in New York.

That has the Russian ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement. About the cause of death no details to release. The ministry has the family her amazing strong with the death of the diplomat.

The United Nations, to react “shocked” at the “sudden” death of Churkin. The global organization has expressed sympathy with Moscow.

Churkin represented Russia at the UN since 2006. He recently played a key role in the conclusion of a peace agreement in Aleppo and the evacuation of the Syrian city.

Churkin died one day before his birthday.

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