The expert commented on the possibility of appointing Morgulov Ambassador to China

© Host photo to againstamerica in fotomonster Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Igor Morgulov. Archival photoThe expert commented on the possibility of appointing Morgulov Ambassador to China© Photochemical to agentstvami the image Bank

Deputy foreign Minister of Russia Igor Morgulov is a good candidate for appointment to the post of Russian Ambassador to China, told RIA Novosti senior researcher, Center for Asia and the Near East Russian Institute of strategic studies Ivetta Frolova.

Previously, the newspaper «Izvestia» with reference to sources reported that Morgulov may take the post of Russian Ambassador to China, succeeding Andrey Denisov, who is likely to return to Moscow in 2018. According to the newspaper, it is possible to replace Denisov on Morgulov associated with the intention to appoint the current Ambassador of Russia in China to the post of assistant to the President on foreign policy issues. Morgulov, the foreign Ministry in charge of relations with the countries of East and South Asia, multilateral cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region.

«Morgulov is a very good candidate, he had been on this (Deputy foreign Minister of the Russian Federation – ed.), post. He is a regular participant in bilateral events and activities has shown itself as a high-class professional,» — said Frolov.

«There is reason to say that he is a very competent specialist in that area. The replacement is similar, Morgulov no worse for the credibility and knowledge,» she said.

Frolov called the Deputy foreign Minister of the powerful specialist in the field of Sinology. As reported on the website of the Russian foreign Minister, Morgulov works in the foreign Ministry since 1991, and has held various diplomatic posts in the Central apparatus of the Ministry and abroad (China, USA, Japan).