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Russia Happy With July UNESCO World Heritage Committee Session Results; Sputnik International

Russia – Assumption Cathedral and Monastery of the town-island of Sviyazhsk

Alexander Kuznetsov, Russia’s permanent delegate to UNESCO, said that Russia, as an observer state, is satisfied with the results of the recent UNESCO World Heritage Committee’s session.

PARIS (Sputnik) — Russia is satisfied with the results of the recent UNESCO World Heritage Committee’s session, during which two Russian sites were inscribed, the country’s permanent delegate to UNESCO, Alexander Kuznetsov, told Sputnik on Friday.

“We are satisfied with the session results. We are not part of the committee, Russia is an observer state. But all the questions concerning Russian natural and cultural world heritage sites were decided in our favor. And there were many of those questions,” Kuznetsov said.

The July 2-12 session of the Committee added two new world heritage sites to its Russia list.

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