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Russia's top diplomat Sergey Lavrov celebrates his birthday

March 21 marks the 67th anniversary of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov celebrates his birthday on March 21. Russia's top diplomat has occupied his post since 2004. Lavrov graduated from Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) in 1972 and later was employed in the Soviet embassy in Sri Lanka as an advisor. From 1994 to 2004, Sergei Lavrov had served as Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations. Moments from his personal life and career can be viewed in this gallery by TASS