Armenian Community Leader Named Abkhazian Deputy Prime Minister

The People's Assembly of Abkhazia building in Sukhumi

SUKHUMI, Abkhazia—Head of the Armenian community of Sukhumi, Suren Kerselian, has been appointed Deputy Prime Minister of Abkhazia and Minister of Labor and Social Security, ITAR-TASS reports.

The new government was approved Wednesday, with corresponding decrees signed by President Raul Khadzhimba

Shamil Adzinba, the former deputy head of the State Sport Committee, has been appointed Prime Minister. Viktor Khilchevski, will serve as Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy, Transport and Communication.


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