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MOSCOW, December 26 (Itar-Tass) — Alexei Meshkov has been appointed Russia’s deputy foreign minister.
A decree to this effect was signed by President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin press service reported on Wednesday.
Meshkov was born in Moscow on August 22, 1959. In 1981 he graduated from the Moscow Institute of International Relations and worked in the USSR Foreign Ministry. He took different positions in the ministry. Later, Meshkov worked at the Russian Embassy to Spain.
In 2001-2004 he was Russian ambassador to Italy and San Marino, as well as permanent representative to the U.N. Food and Agricultural Organisation and the World Food Programme.
He speaks English, Italian and Spanish. He is married with a daughter and a son.