Former Kazakh FM appointed ambassador to UK

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev appointed the former Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov to the post of ambassador to the Great Britain, the presidential press-service said.

Idrissov has been serving as a foreign minister since 2012. On Dec. 28 he was relieved of his post and Kairat Abdrakhmanov became a new foreign minister.

Abdrakhmanov previously served as permanent representative of Kazakhstan to the UN, Trend recalls.

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