Steven Seagal appointed special representative of the MFA of Russia

Стивен Сигал назначен на должность специального представителя МИД России

The Russian foreign Ministry has appointed Steven Seagal’s special representative on Russian-American cultural ties. About it reports a press-service of the foreign Ministry in Facebook.

As explained by representatives of agencies, task Seagal will be “the development of Russian-American relations in the humanitarian sphere, including cooperation in the sphere of culture, art, public and youth exchanges.”

“We are talking about socio-political positions, not involving monetary compensation. That is a case where public diplomacy is found in traditional diplomacy. In international practice it is possible to draw Parallels with the functions of the goodwill ambassadors of the UN,” – emphasizes the Russian foreign Ministry.

American actor Steven Seagal has received a Russian passport in November 2016. Handed the passport personally by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

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