Vartan Oskanian

Vartan Oskanian

Date and Place of Birth

February 7, 1955, Syria


1979 Yerevan Polytechnic Institute

1983 Tufts University with a Master’s degree in Engineering

1988 Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Boston, Massachusetts, with a Master’s degree

Professional Experience

1992 Deputy Head of the Middle East Department of Foreign Ministry, then Head of North American Department.

1994 Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

1996 First Deputy

1997-1998 Assistant Professor at the American University of Armenia

1998-2008 Minister of Foreign Affairs


Armenian, English, French, Arabic, Russian, Turkish

Married, with two sons

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