Political appointments

State Secretary of Kyrgyzstan appointed

Suyunbek Kasmambetov has been appointed State Secretary of Kyrgyzstan, according to the presidential press service. The respective order was signed by Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov. Suyunbek Kasmambetov held the post of Chief …

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Kazakhstan appoints new energy minister

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has appointed former Ecology Minister Magzum Mirzagaliyev as the country's new energy minister, according to a decree published on Thursday. Mirzagaliyev, 42, had been ecology minister since …

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New defense minister appointed in Kazakhstan

Murat Bektanov was appointed Minister of Defense of Kazakhstan upon the order of President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Trend reports citing the presidential press service. Thus, Bektanov was dismissed from his post of …

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Armenia parliament ex-speaker appointed FM

Former speaker of the National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan has been appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia by the decree of President Armen Sarkisyan, and based on the respective proposal by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan …

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Iran’s Raisi names Mokhber as first VP

Iran’s new President Ebrahim Raisi on Sunday named the chairman of a powerful state-owned foundation sanctioned by the United States as his first vice-president, the president’s official website said. Mohammad Mokhber, …

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Vahan Hunanyan appointed MFA Spokesperson

Vahan Hunanyan has been appointed Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Public Radia of Armenia reports. A relevant decision has been signed by acting Foreign Minister Armen Grigoryan. …

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Pashinyan re-appointed Armenia's Prime Minister

Chairman of the 'Civil Contract' Party Nikol Pashinyan has been appointed Armenia's Prime Minister, according to the Armenian media. According to the media, Pashinyan's candidacy for the post of prime minister …

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Azerbaijan appoints new Chief of General Staff of Army

Karim Veliyev has been appointed Chief of the General Staff of the Azerbaijani Army, Trend reported on July 23. President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed an order on the release of Lieutenant General Karim Valiyev from the post …

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Georgian PM appoints two new Vice PMs

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has appointed two new Vice-Prime Ministers earlier today in the government session.  Georgian Minister of Culture, Sport and Youth Tea Tsulukiani and Minister of Environmental Protection …

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Mher Grigoryan to be appointed Armenia's FM - report

There are searches within the Armenian authorities for a candidate for the Minister of Foreign Affairs, according to Zhoghovurd daily. As it is known, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs does not have a minister and deputy ministers …

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Turkey appoints new ambassador to Azerbaijan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has signed an order on appointment of Cahit Bagci as the country’s new ambassador to Azerbaijan, according to Resmi Gazete, the official newspaper of the Turkish government, News.az reports.  …

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