New Russian Ambassador to Azerbaijan to arrive in early June

Politics Materials 28 June 2006 14:02 (UTC +04:00)

Vasily Istratov, new Russian Ambassador to Azerbaijan, is arriving in Baku in early July, Trend reports with reference to Russian Embassy to Azerbaijan.

The Embassy officials said yesterday the ambassador took part in session of ambassadors at President of Russia.

The post of head of diplomatic representation of Russia in Azerbaijan remained vacant since September 2004.

Vasily Istratov, 52, historian, worked as director of North America department with Foreign Ministry of Russia since 1996.