Smaїl Chergui

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Smaїl Chergui (born 4 September 1956) is an Algerian diplomat and is the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria to the Russian Federation since December 2001.[1]

Previous to his posting to Moscow, Chergui held positions as the Algerian Consul-General in Geneva and Ambassador to Ethiopia.[2]

In 2013, he was elected as the African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security.[3]


  1. ^ Послы иностранных государств, вручившие верительные грамоты Президенту России (in Russian). Presidential Press and Information Office. 16 January 2009. Archived from the original on 2010-12-24. Retrieved 2009-03-03.
  2. ^ "Introducing a New Ambassador". Diplomat. October 2008. Retrieved 2009-03-03.[dead link]
  3. ^ "Algerian Smail Chergui re-elected AU Commissioner for Peace, Security".