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MOSCOW, November 4 (Itar-Tass) —— Russia is adherent to the UNESCO goals and prepared for further work in every area prioritized by that organization, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday in connection with Russia’s re-election to the UNESCO Executive Board on November 2.
“Russia was re-elected for the period of 2011-2015 thanks to its successful two-year presidency in the UNESCO ruling body and its active interaction with the organization and its member countries,” the ministry said.
“Russia is grateful to all states, which have supported its re-election. We are adherent to the goals and ideals of UNESCO and will carry on our active work in every area prioritized by the unique international humanitarian agency of the UN for the next four years,” the ministry said.
The new UNESCO Executive Board has 30 members apart from Russia, among them Austria, the UK, Spain, Italy, France and the United States as representatives of Western Europe and North America; Macedonia, Montenegro and the Czech Republic as representatives of Eastern Europe; Brazil, Cuba, Mexico and Ecuador as representatives of Latin America and the Caribbean region; Afghanistan, Indonesia, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, South Korea and Thailand as representatives of Asia and the Pacific region; Angola, Gabon, Gambia, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria and Ethiopia as representatives of Africa; and the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Tunisia as representatives of the Arabic region.