Hollywood action hero Steven Seagal has been appointed a special envoy on Russia-US humanitarian ties.
The actor, who became a Russian citizen in 2016, shared the news on his Twitter.
I am deeply humbled and honoured to have been appointed as a special representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry in charge of Russian and American Humanitarian ties. I hope we can strive for peace, harmony and positive results in the world. I take this honour very seriously
The Russian Embassy in the United States also shared the news, writing:
Steven Seagal @sseagalofficial, who is a Russian citizen, has been appointed as a special representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry @mfa_russia in charge of the 🇷🇺#RussiaUS🇺🇸 humanitarian ties