Ambassador


H.E. Mr. YURI BABAKHANIAN

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

 

Academic Background:


Graduated from the Department of Oriental (Arab) Studies,

Yerevan State University (1982)

Work Activities


2020-2021 Head of the Near East and Northern Africa division, MFA of RA

2016-2020 Counsellor in the Department of the Middle East and Africa

2013-2016 Counsellor of the Embassy of the RA in UAE

2006-2013 Advisor to the Minister, MFA of RA

2004-2006 Charge d' Affaires of the Republic of Armenia to Syria

2002-2004 Head of the Arab Countries and Israel Division, MFA of RA

2001-2002 Charge d' Affaires of the Republic of Armenia to Iraq

2000-2001 Counsellor of the Embassy of the RA in Iraq

August 1998 Head of the Arab Countries and Israel division,

-June 2000 Department of the Middle and Near East, MFA of RA

1998 First Secretary in the Embassy of the RA in Lebanon

1996-1998 Second Secretary in the Arab Countriesand Israel division,

Department of the Middle and Near East, MFA, RA

1995-1996 Second Secretary in the Embassy of the RA in Lebanon

1994-1995 Third Secretary in the Arab Countries and Israel Division,

Department of the Middle and Near East, MFA, RA

1983-1990 Served as Arabic Language Interpreter in Arab countries

Personal Details


Diplomatic Rank: Envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary

Languages: Fluent in Russian, Arabic, English

Family Status: Married, with a daughter