Ambassador

Aleksei V. ERKHOV
Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Turkey

Born in 1960 in Moscow.

In 1983 graduated from MGIMO University, Moscow (Faculty of International Relations).

Since 1983 assumed different positions in the Foreign Ministry.

1996 – 2000 – Counsellor, Head of Political Section, Embassy of  Russia, Tel Aviv, Israel.

2000 – 2003 – Counsellor, Head of  Department, Directorate for Foreign Relations, RF President’s Administration.

2003 – 2006 – Minister-Counsellor, Embassy of Russia, Damascus, Syria.

2006 – 2009 – Deputy Head, Cabinet of the Minister of  Foreign Affairs of Russia.

2009 – 2015 – Consul General of Russia, Istanbul, Turkey.

2015 – 2017 – Directorate of the Crisis Situations Center-Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia.

Speaks Arabic, English and French.

Married, Father of three grown-up children.