Ambassador

H.E. Mr. Armen SARGSYAN

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
of the Republic of Armenia to the Republic of Bulgaria 

 

Date and Place of Birth

March 20, 1958, Armenia

Education

1976-1981, Oriental (Middle Eastern) Studies, Yerevan State University, Armenia (Honors Diploma),

1995, College of Strategic Studies and Defense Economics of George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Germany,

1996, UN Centre for Human Rights, Turin, Italy,

1997, St. John’s University College of Ripon and York, UK,

2002, Black Sea Security Program at the J.F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA. 

Career Experience

1981-1982, Yerevan State University,

1982-1991, service in the USSR Armed Forces,

1991-1994, service in the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia,

1994-1999, service in the Foreign Relations and Military Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Defense as Chief of Division, Deputy Chief of Department, Chief of the Foreign Relations and Military Cooperation Department,

1999-2008, Military Diplomatic Service:

From June, 1999 to February, 2002, Defense Attaché of Armenia to the People's Republic of China,

From February, 2002 to September, 2008, Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché of Armenia to the USA,

From September, 2008 to February, 2016, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the People’s Republic of China,

From September, 2009 to July, 2013, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (with residence in Beijing),

From September, 2009 to January, 2014, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Republic of Korea (with residence in Beijing),

From April, 2010 to February, 2016, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Republic of Singapore (with residence in Beijing),

From December, 2013 to February, 2016, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to Mongolia (with residence in Beijing),

Since March, 2016, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Republic of Bulgaria.

Other Information 

Holds diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

Awarded with a number of medals of the USSR and the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia, as well as with a medal of the Ministry of National Defense of the People’s Republic of China. 

Marital Status

Married, father of a son and two daughters.

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