Mr VALERY YAKOVLEVICH TERESHCHENKO

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Born in 1952.

Graduated from the Institute of Asian and African Studies at the Moscow State University in 1978. Speaks Indonesian, English and Malayan.

Began his diplomatic career in 1980.

Served at the Russian Embassy in Indonesia (1980-1985, 1988-1992, 1995-1999).

1997-1999 – Minister-Counsellor at the Russian Embassy in Indonesia.

2004-2009 - Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Cambodia.

2009-2012 - Deputy Director, Personnel Department, MFA of Russia.

Since 2012 – Ambassador of the Russian Federation to New Zealand, Tonga and Samoa.

Married. Has a son and a daughter.