Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of France
The Russian Federation embassy in France is located in the center of Paris. The Embassy's working hours are from 10.00 - 13.00 and 15.00 - 17.00 by local time.
Address of the embassy
Tel.: (+33) 1 45 04 05 50
Fax: (+33) 1 45 04 17 65
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Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary posted to France at the Russian Federation embassy is His Excellency (H.E.) Mr. Alexey Y. MESHKOV
In the diplomatic service since 1981. He held various positions in the central office of the Ministry and abroad.
Since October 2017, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the French Republic and the Principality of Monaco has been concurrently employed.
From December 2012 to October 2017 - Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
In 2006-2012. - part-time Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations World Food Program (WFP).
In 2004-2012. - Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Italian Republic and in combination in the Republic of San Marino.
In 2001-2004 - Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
In 1998-2001 - Director of the Department of Foreign Policy Planning.
In 1997-1998 - Deputy Director of the Department of European Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia.
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About the embassy
One of the priority areas of cooperation is countering new threats and challenges (terrorism, organized crime, drug trafficking, financial crimes). Consultations are being held at the level of the Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation and the Secretary-General for the Defense and National Security of France. Active contacts are maintained through law enforcement agencies - the ministries of internal affairs and justice, special services, the highest judicial instances.