Syarhey Aleynik appointed as Ambassador to the United Kingdom
8 января 2013, 16:22
Alyaksandr Lukashenka on Tuesday removed Syarhey Aleynik from the position of deputy foreign minister and appointed him as ambassador to the UK, according to the Belarusian leader`s press office.
Mr. Aleynik, now 47, was appointed deputy foreign minister in January 2009.
A graduate of the Minsk State Teachers Training Institute of Foreign Languages (currently Minsk State Linguistic University), Mr. Aleynik also served as Belarus` consul and charge d`affaires in the Netherlands and as ambassador to the Holy See and the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order (a Catholic order based in Rome).
In addition, he served as Belarus` permanent representative to the United Nations and other international organizations based in Geneva.