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Putin awarded state decorations to a number of Russian diplomats

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree according to which a number of Russian diplomats has state awards of the Russian Federation, reported on the official portal of legal information.

"To award the order "For merits before Fatherland" IV degree Gatilov Gennady Mikhailovich, the permanent representative of the Russian Federation to the UN office and other international organizations in Geneva, the Swiss Confederation and permanent representative of the Russian Federation to the Conference on disarmament in Geneva, the Swiss Confederation, part-time... the Medal of honor - Soltanovski Ivan Dmitrievich, the permanent representative of the Russian Federation to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, French Republic", - stated in the decree of the Russian President of July 20.

The meeting of the constitutional Committee of Syria may be held in August in Geneva

The meeting of the constitutional Committee of Syria may be held in Geneva in late August and then convened on a regular basis until the end of the year, said Tuesday the UN special envoy on Syria, Geir Pedersen.

"This body will meet in Geneva in late August, subject to the restrictions on COVID-19. He will have to meet regularly until the end of the year," said Pedersen, speaking at the donors ' conference of Syria "Brussels-4".

Gatilov: racism and police brutality took in USA systemic

Racism, police brutality and lawlessness have long made in USA systemic in nature, we must not forget where this may lead, if such an attitude elevated to a political doctrine, stated by Russia's permanent representative at the Geneva office of the United Nations Gennady Gatilov.

"Racism, police brutality and lawlessness have long made in USA systemic. Fair criticism from the international community in Washington turned a blind eye for decades, and meanwhile, the problems multiplied," said he, speaking Wednesday during an urgent debate on the issue of racially motivated police violence at the 43rd session of the UN Council on human rights.

Pedersen hopes the meeting of the constitutional Committee of Syria

The special representative of the UN Secretary General on Syria, Geir Pedersen, said he hoped for a meeting of the constitutional Committee of the SAR in Geneva by the end of August.

"Despite the fact that travel restrictions are still in force, I hope that the session in Geneva can become possible by the end of August," said Pedersen.

Lavrov said, when can pass the summit of "Astana three"

A teleconference of the leaders of "Astana Troika" may go to the constitutional Committee of Syria in August, said the foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov.

"I think that it is possible to assert the possibility of video conferencing to the three leaders before the Lord (the geirr) Pedersen, special envoy of the UN Secretary General, will bring together a drafting Committee of the constitutional Committee," said Lavrov during a joint press conference with Iranian foreign Minister Javad Zarif.

Permanent representative to the UN explained the importance of the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian language

Amendments to the Constitution of the Russian language important to give the role and importance of language in our lives, said Russia's permanent representative to the UN office and other international organizations in Geneva Gennady Gatilov.

He recalled that the holiday is celebrated in the headquarters of the UN in Geneva, but this year it will be held in the format because of the situation with coronavirus.