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Andrei KELIN

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On 21 November 2019 the newly appointed Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the UK, Andrei Kelin, arrived in London. On 22 November, His Excellency has submitted the copy of his credentials to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and officially assumed his duties.

                                                                       

 

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Professional:

Born on 15 May 1957.

In 1979 graduated from Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University).

Speaks English, Dutch and French.

Has a rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

In 1979 joined the diplomatic service.

1979-2005 – held various diplomatic positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

2005-2011 – Director of Fourth CIS Department.

2011-2015 – Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the OSCE.

2015-2019 – Director of Department of European Cooperation.

On 5 November 2019 appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
of the Russian Federation to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland by the Presidential decree № 545.

On 22 November has submitted the copy of his credentials to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and officially assumed his duties.