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New ambassadors of Spain appointed to Russia and Saudi Arabia

The Council of Ministers reported this Monday that the Government has appointed Marcos Gómez Martínez as Spanish Ambassador to Russia, as well as Jorge Hevia Sierra, who was the current Deputy Political Director of Foreign Policy and Security in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs , to head the official diplomatic representation in Saudi Arabia.

In the reference, the Council of Ministers indicates that Gómez (born in the Balearic Islands in 1965) has a degree in Law from the Complutense University of Madrid, a diploma in French Law from the University of Paris XI and a sworn translator-interpreter of Russian and English.

He entered the Diplomatic Career in 1990 with the number one of his class and has held positions in the general directorates of Europe and consular affairs, as well as in the cabinet of the Foreign Minister.

He was an advisor in the International Department of the Presidency of the Government and between 2018 and 2020 he was director general of the United Nations, International Organizations and Human Rights.

Abroad, Gómez has been stationed at the Spanish embassies in Russia and Argentina, and at the Mission to the United Nations in Geneva.

Hevia (Asturias, 1959), has a degree in Law from the Autonomous University of Madrid and a doctorate in Law from the Santo Tomás de Aquino University in Rome.

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