The new Ambassador of Russia in Turkey will be Mikhail Babich, the source

Новым послом России в Турции может стать Михаил Бабич, - источник

Instead of killed December 19, Andrey Karlov Ambassador of Russia in Turkey will be the presidential envoy in the Volga Federal district Mikhail Babich. In the summer he could not be Ambassador to Ukraine, but since the question of its translation from the Embassy was not removed from the agenda.

About this informed the TV channel “Rain”, citing sources.

The interlocutors told the TV station that the appointment will happen in 2017.

“The first time I hear,” said “Rain”about it the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

It is reported that Babich claimed to be the Ambassador of Russia in Ukraine is gone with this post Mikhail Zurabov. Parliament supported the appointment, and Russia has requested approval from the Ukraine, but was refused. The Ukrainian side is motivated by the lack of Babich diplomatic experience, his participation in deciding about the occupation of Crimea.

We will remind, the state Duma Committee on international Affairs, he supported the candidacy of Babich to the post of Ambassador of Russia in Ukraine. Also, the press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow has asked Kiev to this agrement to the appointment of Babich as the new Ambassador of Russia in Ukraine. However, the foreign Ministry of Ukraine noted that nothing had been received.

Related news: Zurabov was the coordinator of Pro-Russian forces in Ukraine, with the help of Babich, Russia wanted to move on to the next stage.

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