|Consul General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles|
April 10, 2012
|Preceded by||Elin Suleymanov|
|Alma mater||Baku State University
On April 10, 2012 President Ilham Aliyev of the Republic of Azerbaijan appointed Nasimi Aghayev as Consul General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles with a consular district that includes California and other 12 Western U.S. states.
Prior to this appointment, he was counselor for political and public affairs at the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Washington, D.C..
Joining Azerbaijan's diplomatic service in 1999, the Consul General also served at the country's Embassies in Austria (2000-03) and Germany (2005-08), as well as in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Baku.
The Consul General holds Master of European Law (LL.M.) degree from the Europa-Institut of the Saarland University, Germany, and B.A. and M.A. degrees in International Relations from the Baku State University, Azerbaijan. He was also trained at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna in Austria. His book "Humanitäre Intervention und Völkerrecht: der NATO-Einsatz im Kosovo" (Humanitarian Intervention and International Law: NATO operation in Kosovo) was published in Berlin in 2007.
He is fluent in English, French, German, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish.
The Consul General holds the diplomatic rank of Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of First Class.
- "Consulate General of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles. Nasimi Aghayev. Consul General". Retrieved 2012-09-23.
- "Center for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, Toronto University". Retrieved 2012-10-10.