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Armen Sargsyan

Armen Sarkissian
Արմեն Սարգսյան
9th Prime Minister of Armenia
In office
4 November 1996 – 20 March 1997
Preceded by Hrant Bagratyan
Succeeded by Robert Kocharyan
Personal details
Born (1953-06-23) June 23, 1953 (age 61)
Yerevan, Armenia
Nationality Armenian and British
Political party none

Armen Sarkissian (Armenian: Արմեն Սարգսյան;[note 1] born June 23, 1953, Yerevan, Armenian SSR) was the Prime Minister of Armenia from November 4, 1996 to March 20, 1997. Previously, he had been Armenia's ambassador in London, having been a faculty member at the University of Cambridge when Armenia became the first country to gain independence from the former Soviet Union.

He is now one of the directors of Eurasia House.[1]

Since 2013 he serves on board of trustees of International School "Dilijan", Dilijan, Armenia.

Armen Sarkissian is a Member of the Global Leadership Foundation, an organization which works to support democratic leadership, prevent and resolve conflict through mediation and promote good governance in the form of democratic institutions, open markets, human rights and the rule of law. It does so by making available, discreetly and in confidence, the experience of former leaders to today’s national leaders. It is a not-for-profit organization composed of former heads of government, senior governmental and international organization officials who work closely with Heads of Government on governance-related issues of concern to them.



Political offices
Preceded by
Hrant Bagratyan
Prime Minister of Armenia
Succeeded by
Robert Kocharyan
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