TASS: Russia taking over UN Security Council presidency

14:37, 01 October 2016
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Russia takes over presidency of the United Nations Security Council from October 1, according to Russian news agency TASS.

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The Russian delegation will be leading the work of the key structure of the global organization at a time when the situation in Syria has deteriorated, as well as at the decisive stage of elections of the new UN secretary-general, TASS wrote.

The first meeting of the Security Council chaired by Russia will be held on October 3, when the agenda for the current month is to be approved.

On the same day, Russia's Permanent Representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin will give a press conference to describe events scheduled for October, according to the report.

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