Biography of Ambassador Mokhtar Amine Khelif

Born on July 1, 1966 in Algeria.

Married and father of three children.

Diploma of specialized high studies “Structural and political mutations of development”, University of Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne.

Before being appointed Ambassador of Algeria to Croatia in November 2019, he successively served as Minister-Counsellor to the Embassy of Algeria in Spain (2017) and Minister-Counsellor to the Embassy of Algeria in France (January 2018 to October 2019).

He joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) in 1995, where he was assigned to the Algerian Diplomatic Mission in Belgium (2000-2004) and the Embassy of Algeria in France (2007-2012).

Furthermore, at the Central Administration of the MFA, he served as Head of the Diplomatic Career Management Office – General Directorate of Resources (1998-1999) and as Head of the Office in charge of the UN General Assembly – General Directorate of Multilateral Relations (2004-2007).

He also held the post of Deputy Director for Central Europe and Balkan countries General directorate for Europe/ MFA (2013-2014).

He was a member of Algerian delegations, which participated in Summits and international meetings (United Nations – Non-Aligned Movement – Organization of Islamic Cooperation – Union for the Mediterranean – G8/ NEPAD segment).

Besides Arabic, he speaks three foreign languages: French, English and Spanish.