Veshnyakov is leaving the post of Russian Ambassador to Latvia

Вешняков покидает пост российского посла в Латвии

Russian Ambassador to Latvia Alexander Veshnyakov said that in the near future leave the country, and his place will be Deputy Secretary of Russian security Council Yevgeny Lukyanov.

“All the necessary procedures have been completed, the matter has been agreed, then in the next month and a half, I would complete its work in Latvia. Before the New year I’ll be in Riga, where a meeting of the holiday — here or in Russia — will show the development of events,” Veshnyakov said in an interview with Delfi.

He did not comment on the candidacy of his successor.

“Then I have nothing to add. People he’s known — on the Internet on it a lot of materials. But personally, I have yet to discover it,” — said Veshnyakov.

In the post of Russian Ambassador to Latvia Veshnyakov has worked for more than 8 years.