Semen KOZYREV, USSR Dipl, with rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. USSR Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Italy since 1957. Order of Red Banner of Labor; other orders.
KOZYREV, Semen was born in 1907.
Attended intemat. meetings and conferences: 1945 Potsdam Big Three Conference (USSR, United States of America, Britain). 1957 handed note from Bulganin, Chairman, USSR Council of Ministers, to Chairman of Italian Council of Ministers suggesting cuts in military forces, total atomic weapon ban and withdrawal of foreign troops from territory of all member countries of NATO and Warsaw Pact. 1958 delivered Bulganin’s second massage suggesting Italian withdrawal from NATO.
1960 accompanied Italian President Giovanni Gronchi to USSR and attended talks and signing of USSR-Italian cultural agreement. 1938-1949 in secretariat, USSR Minister of Foreign Affairs. 1950-1953 USSR Ambassador to Egypt.
1953-1957 Secretary General and Collegium member, USSR Minister of Foreign Affairs.