Shugarian Named Deputy Foreign Minister

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–President Robert Kocharian Tuesday issued a decree naming former Armenian Ambassador to the US Rouben Shugarian a deputy foreign minister–the presidential press service announced.

Shugarian recently completed his diplomatic tour in the US–where he has served as Armenia’s Ambassador since 1992.

He was replaced by Armand Kirakosian–who assumed his responsibilities last month.


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