Russia will appoint its former Istanbul Consul General Aleksei Erkhov as its new ambassador to Ankara, reported Turkish-language daily Aydınlık on April 26.
According to the report, the Kremlin has already approved Erkhov's appointment with the Russian Foreign Ministry expected to make the official announcement in the coming days.
Former Russian Ambassador to Ankara Andrey Karlov was killed on Dec. 19, 2016, in an attack perpetrated by Mert Altıntaş, an off-duty policeman and a suspected member of the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ), while the victim was attending the opening of an art exhibition in the Turkish capital.
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