Director General of the world trade organization (WTO) Robert Azevedo is going to abandon his post before the expiration of his term in 2021.

About his decision Azevedo has said the governments of the countries members of the organization. Probably, the Director will temporarily replace one of his deputies: Ions Frederick yeah from Nigeria, Karl Brauner from Germany, Alan wolf from the United States or u Seojung from China, reports Bloomberg.

Azevedo has held the post since 2013. The reason for its decision on the premature resignation he did not name.

Wrote earlier, the state Duma approved a draft resolution on early withdrawal of parliamentary powers of a Chairman of the Duma Committee for education and science Boris Chernyshov (LDPR). Earlier it became known of its appointment to the post of Deputy head of Rosobrnadzor.