Actor Steven Seagal said that seriously refers to official positions in the Ministry of foreign Affairs and will seek to achieve a positive impact in the world
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American actor Steven Seagal, who received Russian citizenship, said that seriously received positions in the foreign Ministry.
“I am deeply shocked and flattered by the appointment of a special representative of the Russian Ministry of foreign Affairs on humanitarian Affairs with the United States. I hope that we can achieve peace, harmony and progress in the world. I am very serious about this honor,” wrote he in his Twitter.
Segal informed through his representative reported that he previously worked in this direction, but had “no official status”.
As reported by the Ministry of foreign Affairs, task Seagal is “to promote the further development of Russian-American relations in the humanitarian sphere”. It is including about the interaction of countries in the sphere of culture, art, youth exchanges, etc.
The Ministry noted that in the position Seagal is not expected for social reward. “In international practice there are Parallels with the functions of the goodwill ambassadors of the UN,” added the Minister.
Steven Seagal received Russian citizenship in November 2016.