Sergey Lavrov Remained Foreign Minister In New Russian Government (Updated)

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Sergey Lavrov Remained Foreign Minister In New Russian Government (Updated)

Sergey Lavrov. IMAGE: Alexei Nikolsky/Russian Presidential Press and Information Office/TASS

UPDATE (21.01.2019): Sergey Lavrov kept the position of the foreign minister in the new Russian government.

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Acting Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will not likely assume the position of the Foreign Minister in the new Russian government, according to Russian sources close to the Kremlin.

69-yo Sergey Lavrov was the Russian Foreign Minister from February 24, 2004 to January 15, 2020, when the entire Russian government resigned. Since January 15, Lavrov has been working as the acting foreign minister of Russia.

The newly-appointed Russian Prime Minister, Mikhail Mishustin, is currently working to form a new government. MORE HERE 

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