Tigran Balayan

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Tigran Balayan
Տիգրան Բալայան
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Portrait of Tigran Balayan
Ambassador of Armenia to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Armenia to the OPCW
In office
October 2018 present
President Armen Sarkissian
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan
Preceded by Garegin Melkonyan
Press Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia
In office
June 2010 present
Preceded by Vladimir Karapetyan
Personal details
Born (1977-10-29) October 29, 1977 (age 43)
Yerevan, Armenian SSR, USSR
ProfessionDiplomat and historian

Tigran Balayan (Armenian: Տիգրան Բալայան; born October 29, 1977 in Yerevan, Armenian SSR) is an Armenian diplomat and historian, As of October 2018, he serves as the Ambassador of Armenia to the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Armenia to the OPCW.. [1]


Career Timeline

Author of multiple scientific articles, as well as the monograph entitled "Nagorno-Karabakh issue and international diplomacy in 1991–1994", as well as collection of lectures on “Multilateral Diplomacy”, “Information support of Foreign Policy”.


Private life

He is currently married, with a son and a daughter. His father, Kim Balayan is a member of the Constitutional Court of Armenia. [4] In addition to his native Armenian, he is fluent in Russian, English and French.

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  1. Decree of the President of the Republic of Armenia on the appointment of Tigran Balayan as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of the Netherlands – ARM
  2. "ՀՀ Նախագահի հրամանագրերը - Փաստաթղթեր - Հայաստանի Հանրապետության Նախագահ [պաշտոնական կայք] (Decree of the President of the Republic of Armenia on awarding Tigran Balayan with the Diplomatic Rank of Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia)". president.am. Retrieved 2017-12-25.
  3. "ՀՀ Նախագահի հրամանագրերը - Փաստաթղթեր - Հայաստանի Հանրապետության Նախագահ [պաշտոնական կայք] (Decree of the President of the Republic of Armenia on awarding Tigran Balayan with Mkhitar Gosh medal)". president.am. Retrieved 2017-12-25.
  4. "The Structure of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Armenia". concourt.am. Retrieved 2017-12-25.