Ambassador Andrei Kelin presented letters of credence

On 13 February 2020 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Mr Andrei Kelin presented his letters of credence to Her Majesty The Queen. The ceremony took place at Buckingham Palace. The Ambassador and his spouse, as well as the accompanying diplomats of the Embassy arrived, in accordance with an established tradition, in horse-drawn landau.

In the course of a brief conversation with Her Majesty, the Ambassador expressed confidence in seeing a potential for a sustainable development of Russian-British relations, which are to be based on an equitable and mutually respectful dialogue that would take into consideration interests of both countries.

Upon returning from Buckingham Palace the Ambassador hosted a reception at his Residence. The guest list included high-ranking officials from Her Majesty’s court, Ambassadors of foreign states, as well as officials from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

13 February 2020, 14:00