Mikhail Bogdanov

Mikhail Bogdanov (Russia) is the Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for the Middle East and African countries and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs. Prior to this, he served as Ambassador of the State of Israel (1997-2002) and was the Director of the Middle East and North Africa Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (2002-2005). He also occupied the functions of Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt and Plenipotentiary Representative to the League of Arab States (2005-2011).