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UK names Alan Andranik Gogbashian as new Ambassador to Armenia

UK names Alan Andranik Gogbashian as new Ambassador to Armenia

YEREVAN, AUGUST 12, ARMENPRESS. The United Kingdom has appointed Alan Andranik Gogbashian – a British diplomat of Armenian descent – to serve as Her Majesty’s new ambassador to Armenia.

Gogbashian will succeed Judith Farnworth, who will be transferring to another appointment.

According to a news release issued by the UK government, Gogbashian will assume office during September 2019.

This is the first time that an Ambassador of a foreign country in Armenia will be of Armenian origin.

Below is a CV of Gogbashian:

2018 to 2019

Full-time Language Training (Russian)

2017 to 2018

FCO London, Head, International Human Resources, Human Resources Directorate

2014 to 2017

FCO London, Head, Caribbean, Central America and Mexico Department, Americas Directorate

2011 to 2014

Rabat, Deputy Head of Mission

2008 to 2010

FCO London, Head, Export Licensing Team, Counter-Proliferation Department


Joined FCO



Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan



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