Date and place of birth: March 30, 1969, Yerevan. 

Education and trainings:

1986-1993 Faculty of Oriental Studies at the Chair of Arabic Studies, YSU

1994 Haigazian University College (Lebanon), Faculty of Political Science 

Work experience:

1994-1996 Attaché and Third Secretary, Second European Department of MFA,

1996-1997 Second Secretary at the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in Argentina,

1997 Head of Division, Department of Central and Southern American Countries,

1998 MFA Secretary General,

1999-2006 Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to Argentina and Chile (residence in Buenos Aires),

2000-2006 Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to Uruguay (residence in Buenos Aires),

2006-2011 Adviser to the Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs,

2006-2011 Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to the Kingdom of Denmark (residence in Yerevan),

2006-2012 Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to the Kingdom of Norway (residence in Yerevan),

2006-2013 Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to the Kingdom of Sweden (residence in Yerevan),

2006-2014 Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to the Republic of Finland (residence in Yerevan),

2011-2016 Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to the Republic of Lithuania (residence in Vilnius),

2012-2016 Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to the Republic of Latvia and the Republic of Estonia (residence in Vilnius),

2016-2020 Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to the United Mexican States (residence in Mexico),

2017-2020 Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to the Republic of Cuba, Costa Rica, Republic of Honduras, Republic of Guatemala (residence in Mexico),

2018-2020 Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to Panama (residence in Mexico),

2020 October-November Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia.

Diplomatic rank: 

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 

Awards

In 2005 was awarded by the Government of Argentina with the Order of Great Cross for Merit. 

In 2014 was awarded with the Gold Medal of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia. 

In 2016 was awarded with the "Mkhitar Gosh" medal by the President of Artsakh.

Knowledge of foreign languages:

Russian, English, Spanish.

Marital Status:

Married with one child.  

 

On November 18, 2020 Ara Aivazian was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs by a decree of President of the Republic of Armenia Armen Sargsyan.

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