Russia appoints new envoy to Azerbaijan

  08 May 2018    Read: 1154
Russia appoints new envoy to Azerbaijan

Mikhail Bocharnikov has been appointed the new ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Russia to Azerbaijan, the press service of the Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia said in a statement May 8. 

He replaces Vladimir Dorokhin on this post.

Activity of the Baku diocese office was discussed during the meeting of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia with the newly appointed Ambassador Bocharnikov.

During the conversation, topical issues of church-state interaction in Azerbaijan were discussed.

Bocharnikov completed his diplomatic mission in Kazakhstan in 2018.


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