Eduard Nalbandyan

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Eduard Nalbandyan
Eduard Nalbandyan in meeting with Iranian Parliament chairman Ali Larijani.jpg
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Assumed office
14 April 2008
Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan
Hovik Abrahamyan
Preceded by Vartan Oskanian
Personal details
Born (1956-07-16) 16 July 1956 (age 60)
Kirovakan, Soviet Union
(now Vanadzor, Armenia)
Political party Independent
Alma mater Moscow State Institute of International Relations

Eduard[1] Nalbandyan (Armenian: Էդվարդ Նալբանդյան) (born July 16, 1956) is an Armenian diplomat. He has served in the government of Armenia as Minister of Foreign Affairs since April 2008.


Nalbandyan was posted in Egypt from 1992 to 1998, first as charge d'affaires and then as Ambassador. He was then appointed as Ambassador to France in 1999; while holding this post, he concurrently served as Ambassador to Vatican City, Israel, and Andorra.[2]

After Serzh Sargsyan took office as President, he appointed Nalbandyan as Foreign Minister on April 14, 2008.[2][3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Also Edward or Edvard
  2. ^ a b "New President Appoints Two Key Ministers",, April 15, 2008.
  3. ^ "Sarkisian Appoints Key Ministers in Emerging Cabinet",, April 15, 2008.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Vartan Oskanian
Minister of Foreign Affairs