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GENEVA, June 19 /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’ s Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin welcomed on Wednesday the choice of Ukrainian president, saying Pavel Klimkin, proposed for the post of Ukraine’s Foreign Minister, was a professional and a very experienced diplomat.
“We know Pavel Klimkin very well, as he was Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine, and after that ambassador to Germany,” Karasin told Tass on Wednesday. “He is a professional, one of the most experienced people in Ukraine’s diplomatic service, so we wish him success in a new key position,” the top Russian diplomat said.
On Wednesday President Pyotr Poroshenko suggested to deputies of Ukraine’s unicameral parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, to dismiss Andrei Deshchitsa and proposed ex-ambassador to Germany Pavel Klimkin for the post of the top Ukrainian diplomat.
The decision comes after Russian Embassy in the Ukrainian capital Kiev came under a violent attack on Saturday, June 14, with embassy cars overturned, the Russian flag torn down and the premises pelted with eggs, smoke barrels and firecrackers. Ukrainian police did nothing to stop the attack. Deshchitsa came to the embassy. While addressing radicals who gathered in front of it in what he claimed was an attempt to calm them down, he said a swear word about Russian President Vladimir Putin. Later Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said he has nothing to talk about with Deshchitsa.