Political appointments

 Nino Lomjaria approved as Georgia's public defender

Georgia's former deputy head of the State Audit Office and an ex-chairperson of the International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED), Nino Lomjaria, has become the country's new public defender. Lomjaria was …

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Russia to appoint new Armenia ambassador soon

Russia will appoint a new ambassador to Armenia in the near future, Zhoghovurd newspaper writes on Wednesday, News.am reports. March 25 will mark five years in office by ambassador Ivan Volynkin, and usually the …

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 New assistant appointed to Azerbaijan's First VP

Gunduz Karimov has been appointed as new assistant to First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva, At present, the structure of the Secretariat of the First Vice-President is as …

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Mustafa Tuna becomes new Ankara mayor

Mustafa Tuna has been elected as the new mayor of Ankara, as the former mayor Melih Gökçek recently resigned. The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) announced on Nov. 5 that its …

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 New Georgian Deputy Foreign Minister appointed

Giorgi Sharvashidze was appointed new Georgia's deputy foreign minister, he will head the economic diplomacy department. Sharvashidze will take over the post from December 1, 2017. From 2006 to the present …

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New Kyrgyz parliament speaker appointed

Dastan Jumabekov was elected as speaker of the Kyrgyz Parliament today. 80 legislators voted for Jumabekov's candidacy and 32 voted for the candidacy of Iskhak Masaliyev in a voting by secret ballot. Five MPs …

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Alexander Pankin appointed Russian deputy FM

Russian President Vladimir Putin has relieved Alexey Meshkov of his duties as Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and appointed Alexander Pankin to this position. The decrees to this effect were …

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