Russian ambassador to Sudan dies in Khartoum

Baku, August 24, AZERTAC

Russian ambassador to Sudan Migayas Shirinsky died in Khartoum, the Russian Foreign Ministry's information department told TASS.

"We inform with much sadness on the death of the Russian Ambassador to Sudan, M. Shirinsky, in Khartoum on August 23," a spokesman for the department said. "As soon as we get detailed information from our embassy's staff in Khartoum, we'll release a report on the circumstances of death of our colleague".

Sergei Konyashin, the press secretary of the embassy in Sudan, told Rossiya’24 news channel the embassy staff had found Shirinsky with the manifestations of a heart attack.

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