Putin has appointed a new Ambassador to Bahrain

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The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has appointed Igor Kremnev new Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in Bahrain, the corresponding decree published on the official Internet portal of legal information.

«To appoint Kremneva Igor Alexandrovich Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in the Kingdom of Bahrain», — the document says.

According to information on the website of the Russian foreign Ministry, Igor Kremnev held the position of Deputy head of the Department of Middle East and North Africa.

By another decree Putin dismissed from the post of Vagif Garaev.

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