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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.

In addition, the decree of Putin for active participation in preparation and carrying out of the summit and the economic forum Russia - Africa in 2019 in Sochi honorary diploma of the Russian President was awarded with Alexander Kinshuk - Director of the Middle East and North Africa of the MFA of Russia.

For participation in the same event, Putin thanked Mikhail Bogdanov, the Russian President's special envoy on the Middle East and Africa, Deputy foreign Minister of the Russian Federation.