6 March 2013, 12:25

Sechin, Manturov, Chemezov to represent Russia at Chavez's funeral

Sechin, Manturov, Chemezov to represent Russia at Chavez's funeral

Russian President Vladimir Putin has endorsed the composition of a Russian official delegation to travel to Venezuela to attend President Hugo Chavez's funeral, Kremlin press secretary Dmitry Peskov told journalists.

"At Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision, Russia will be represented at Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's funeral by Igor Sechin as Russian presidential special envoy, Denis Manturov as a co-chairman of the bilateral intergovernmental commission, and Sergei Chemezov," Peskov said.

Voice of Russia, Interfax

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