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postpredom to Russia at the NATO Alexander Grushko

the New representative of Russia at the NATO becomes new the deputy minister of foreign affairs Alexander Grushko will be appointed, transfers ITAR - TASS. Grushko will replace on Dmitry Rogozin`s this post which in the end of December of last year has been appointed vitse - the prime minister.

In the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation have confirmed the fact of appointment of Grushko on a post postpreda, having refused to open shift details, however.

At the same time, the NATO it is ready to constructive and open work with the new constant representative of the Russian Federation at the North Atlantic alliance. The employee has declared it a staff - alliance apartments. He has confirmed the information that this post Alexander Grushko is going to occupy the deputy minister of foreign affairs of Russia.

We expect official appointment and are ready to constructive and open work with the new representative of the Russian Federation, - he has told. - That fact that the Russian side has stopped the choice on Alexander Grushko, causes optimism as this expert is well familiar with a North Atlantic direction .

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to Alexander Grushko of 56 years. It has ended MGIMO and works in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation since 1977. In 1995 - was 1996 the chief of department of department the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on safety issues and disarmament. With 1996 for 2000 was the chief negotiator of the Russian Federation concerning military safety and to control over arms in Vienna. In 2001 - 2002 - the deputy director, in 2002 - 2005 - the director of department of the all-European cooperation. Since September, 2005 - the deputy minister of foreign affairs.