SaturdayAugust 02
  • USD 406.57
  • EUR 546.19
  • RUB 11.38

Baku enraged at Oleg Yesayan’s appointment

13:10, 25.01.2010 Region: Armenia, Karabakh, Azerbaijan Theme: Politics

The appointment of Oleg Yesayan, former Speaker of the NKR Parliament, as RA Ambassador to Russia is indicative of Yerevan “still dreaming about turning these Azerbaijani lands into part of Armenia,” the political analyst Zardush Alizade told 1news.az.

He pointed out that natives of Nagorno-Karabakh hold high posts in Armenia. “Their presidents and ministers are natives of Nagorno-Karabakh. Now a Karabakhi Armenian has been appointed Ambassador to Moscow,” Alizade said.

On January 21, RA President Serzh Sargsyan signed a decree appointing Oleg Yesayan RA Ambassador to Russia (residence in Moscow).

Oleg Yesayan had been RA Ambassador to Belarus since 2006. From 2005 to 2006, he was Head of the RA Securities Commission. In 1997-2005, he was Speaker of the NKR Parliament.

T.P.

Armenia News - NEWS.am

More in topic

Azerbaijan awaits new proposals on Karabakh peace talks – newspaper

The Armenian President has given his prior consent to a meeting with his Azerbaijani counterpart…

Iran expects political decision from US

Javad Zarif met with Secretary of State John Kerry...

Analyst: No increased degree of tension between Azerbaijan and Armenia

The incidents occurring in border area are “a part of the current situation”...

MEPs elect Jean-Claude Juncker to head EU Commission

Despite strong opposition earlier from UK…

Israel resumes air strikes on Gaza

Israel stopped air strikes for six hours...

Armenian MPs visit UK

They were at Oxford University, too…