Armenian Ambassador to UK dies

Armenian Ambassador to UK dies
# 06 December 2012 12:40 (UTC +04:00)

Baku. Shamil Alibeyli – APA. Armenian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Karine Ghazinyan has died today, after reportedly undergoing a surgery in the United States, APA reports quoting “Armtoday”.


A Foreign Ministry spokesman confirmed the news of Ghazinyan’s death to ArmeniaNow, but he stopped short of providing details at this moment.

Ghazinyan, 57, headed Armenia’s diplomatic mission in London since September 2011. Before that she also served as ambassador to Romania and worked as deputy minister of foreign affairs of Armenia.

Ghazinyan was a widow. She is survived by a son and a daughter.

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