Eighteen new ambassadors will present their letters of credence: Abdul Qayum Kuchi (Islamic Republic of Afghanistan), Vardan Toganyan (Republic of Armenia), Jean-Arthur Regibeau (Kingdom of Belgium), Rene Coto Sounon (Republic of Benin), Antonio Luis Espinola Salgado (Federative Republic of Brazil), Rodrigo Nieto Maturana (Republic of Chile), Arturo Fournier Facio (Republic of Costa Rica), Ghisela Atalida Godinez Sazo (Republic of Guatemala), Haydar Mansour Hadi (Republic of Iraq), Gary Koren (State of Israel), Imangali Tasmagambetov (Republic of Kazakhstan), Rishi Ram Ghimire (Federative Democratic Republic of Nepal), Luis Benjamin Chimoy Arteaga (Republic of Peru), Fahad Mohamed Abdullah al-Attiyah (State of Qatar), Abdul Salam Diallo (Republic of Senegal), Yves Rossier (Swiss Confederation), Mohammed Al-Shikhi (Republic of Tunisia), and Huseyin Lazip Dirioz (Republic of Turkey).
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Vladimir Putin will receive foreign ambassadors’ letters of credence on March 16
As is customary, the ceremony will take place in the Alexander Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace.
Announcement, March 16, 2017