The International Committee of the Red Cross will be for the first time headed by the woman

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Moscow, on November 25 - newspaper "Argumenty i fakty". The Swiss diplomat Miryana Spolyarich Egger becomes the first woman on a post of the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross, she will replace Peter Maurer, reports MKKK. Peter Maurer will retire in September, 2022, and in October Egger will start the responsibilities. Earlier it worked in Ministry foreign affairs of Swiss Confederation, and now holds a position of the assistant to the secretary general of United Nations. Miryana Spolyarich Egger in the today's statement noted that intends to work hard "on an embodiment of humanitarian values on which MKKK" relies. Earlier it was reported that the deputy head of Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation...