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       UNIS/BIO/1234
    6 June 2019

    New Permanent Representative of Montenegro presents credentials

    (Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

    VIENNA, 6 June (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of Montenegroto the United Nations (Vienna), Veselin Šuković, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

    During his career, Mr. Šuković has served in various capacities, among them:

    Ambassador to New Zealand, Australia and Japan (since 2018); Secretary General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (since 2017); Ambassador to the Holy See and the Sovereign Military Order of Malta (2013-2017); Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and General Director for Multilateral Relations and Regional Initiatives ad interim (2009-2011); Ambassador to Luxembourg (2010); Ambassador to the Netherlands (2009 - 2010); Ambassador to Belgium (2008 - 2010); Ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) (2007-2010); Executive Secretary, Regional Secretariat of the Anti-Corruption Initiative of the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe (SPAI RSLO) (2004-2007); Director, Agency for Anti-Corruption Initiative of the Government of Montenegro (2001-2004); Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (1993-2001); and Counsellor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1987 - 1993).

    Mr. Šuković graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Montenegro and has a Master degree from the Faculty of Law at the University of Belgrade.

    He is married and has two daughters.

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