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.