The Russian Ambassador to the USA Sergei Kislyak in the near future to replace the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Anatoly Antonov, reports “Kommersant” with reference to four private source in government agencies.
“To appoint Mr. Antonov, who is considered a hardliner toward the West, the head of the Russian diplomatic mission in the United States, the Kremlin decided in the early autumn of 2016. Then in Moscow proceeded from the fact that, most likely, in the presidential elections will win in the US Hillary Clinton and, therefore, bilateral relations will remain strained”, – writes the edition.
As journalists, despite the victory trump, that Antonov remains the main candidate on a post of the Ambassador of Russia in Washington. It is known that the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation working in the foreign Ministry of our country for over 30 years.
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