The actor who is also a Russian citizen, confirmed the appointment on his Instagram page on Monday.
"Stephen Seagal has been appointed special representative of the ministry of foreign affairs of Russia on Russian-American Humanitarian Ties", the foreign ministry said on its website.
"I hope we can strive for peace, harmony and positive results in the world".
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It was gathered that the Arabic nation's production increased by 230,000 barrels daily in July to 10.65 million barrels per day. Output by Saudi Arabia has also risen recently to around 11 million bpd, according to Reuters .
According to the statement, the action star's role will be to promote US-Russia relations "in the humanitarian sphere", adding that the role will include collaboration "in the sphere of culture, public and youth exchanges". "I take this honour very seriously", he wrote on Twitter.
The ministry further stated the Seagal's unpaid role will be similar to the United Nations' goodwill ambassador.
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Seagal's grandmother was born in Vladivostok, Russia, and the two men share a passion for martial arts.
In 2015, BuzzFeed News reported that two years earlier, Putin had suggested to then-US President Barack Obama that he could make Seagal the honourary Russian consul to California and Arizona.
The actor, who was granted Russian citizenship in 2016, has robustly defended the Russian leader's policies, including Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea, and has criticised the USA government. While that may seem, let's say, confusing, it's not a complete shock if you've kept track of Seagal and his russophilia in the last few years. He's also visited with Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov and Belarusan President Alexander Lukashenko.
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Mainz director of sports Rouven Schroeder said the club had respected the player's wish to play in the Premier League . Newcastle begin their league campaign by hosting Tottenham at St James' Park on August 11. "I wish you all the best".
Seagal received Russian citizenship back in 2016, where he's been outspoken in his defence of Putin, even calling him a "great, great, great world leader, maybe, the greatest".