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UN shocked by Russian envoy's death - TASS

MOSCOW, Feb 20 (Reuters) - The United Nations is "shocked" by the sudden death of Russia's envoy to the world body, Vitaly Churkin, and has extended its condolences to Moscow, TASS news agency cited a representative for U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as saying on Monday.

Earlier the Russian foreign ministry announced the death of Churkin, who would have turned 65 on Tuesday, but gave no details.

(Reporting by Jack Stubbs; Editing by Gareth Jones)