Celebration of the Russian Diplomatic Service Day in Reykjavik
On 9 February the
Russian embassy hosted a reception to mark the professional holiday of the
Russian diplomatic service.
MFA officials, representatives of diplomatic
corps, compatriots attended.
Ambassador Anton Vasiliev opened exhibition „Iceland - Russia: 75 years of
It became the first event dedicated to the 75th
anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and
Iceland, that we celebrate in 2018.
Diplomats’ Day was established by a Presidential decree in 2002 to
commemorate the foundation of the Russian diplomatic service in 1549.