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Vershinin Sergey Vasilyevich

Vershinin Sergey Vasilyevich

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

Born in 1954.

1976 – Graduated from the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University).

1991 – Graduated from the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia.  Has command of Arabic, French and English.

1976-1991 – worked at the ministry’s central and foreign offices in Morocco (1976-1981) and Algeria (1984-1991).

1993-1997 – Minister Counsellor at the Russian Embassy in Tunisia.

1999-2003 – Russian Ambassador to Algeria.

2004 – Deputy Director of the Middle East and North Africa Department (MENAD).

2005 – Director of the Middle East and North Africa Department (MENAD).

2011 – Special Representative of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation on the Middle Eastern settlement.

2011 – Collegium member of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia.

March 27, 2018 – Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

Has the rank of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation.

Decorated with government and departmental awards.