The Russian Embassy in Japan will be headed by a diplomat Mikhail Galuzin, who on 7 August dismissed Russia’s Ambassador to Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). About this newspaper “Izvestia” with reference to diplomatic sources in the Russian foreign Ministry.
According to multiple sources, Galuzin has already passed the approval procedure in the Federation Council and the state Duma as the new head of the diplomatic mission in Japan.
It is noted that from 2001 to 2008 he was Minister counselor at the Russian Embassy in Tokyo.
According to sources, the current Russian Ambassador to Japan Yevgeny Afanasyev in may was 70 years old, what is the age limit for a finding on the civil service.