The state Duma Committee on international Affairs, he supported the candidacy of Alexey Erhov for the post of Ambassador of Russia in Turkey. BB currently he is head of the Department of the Situational crisis center (DSCC) of the MFA of Russia. The petition of the Ministry of foreign Affairs on the question of the appointment of Russian Ambassador to Turkey, presented the deputies the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Igor Morgulov.
About it writes on Thursday, may 18, the news Agency «Interfax» citing a source in the Committee.
Recall that the former Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov was killed December 19, 2016 in Ankara for the opening of the exhibition «Russia through the eyes of the Turks» in the Center of modern art. A former police officer mevlüt Altıntaş shot him several times, Charles died on the stage, where he gave a speech, the attacker was shot dead by the guards.
In the Kremlin in connection with the incident have stated that the murder of Ambassador Charles is a «blow to the prestige of Turkey,» and «virtually an attack on the country» According to Peskov, Russian President Vladimir Putin has described the news of the attack on Charles as a «terrorist attack», writes the news portal RBC.
In Ankara in January 2017, one of the streets was renamed in honor of slain Ambassador Andrei Karlov.