U.S. Ambassador John Tefft said goodbye to the Russians

U.S. Ambassador John Tefft together with his family will leave Russia in about a week. This is stated in the video the diplomat, which was posted on the page of the American Embassy in Facebook. After about a week we leave Russia.

We will miss all those variety of relationships that we developed with the Russians throughout the country, he said. This will be our warm memories of those years in Russia. My work here is in many respects was not easy, but gave us a lot of amazing memories, good friends and acquaintances, — said Tefft.

The diplomat also expressed hope that his successor will be able to cooperate effectively with Moscow colleagues. Candidate for the post of U.S. Ambassador to Russia John huntsman, in the case of approval on this post will arrive in Moscow in early October.