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Pavel Ivanovich YERSHOV

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Pavel YERSHOV, USSR Dipl, with rank Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. Consultant, Commission for Issuing Dipl. Documents, USSR Minister of Foreign Affairs, since 1957; Deputy Chairman, UNESCO.

Background

YERSHOV, Pavel was born in 1914.

Career

Since 1941 in diplomatic work. 1943-1944 Deputy Head, Middle East Deputy, USSR Popular Commissariat of Foreign Affairs. 1944-1948 counselor, USSR Embassy in Turkey.

1948-1953 USSR Ministry to Israel. 1953-1955 Deputy Head, then Head, 1st European Deputy, USSR Minister of Foreign Affairs. 1955-1957 USSR Ministry, then Ambassador to Switzerland.