By RA President Robert Kocharian's decree Karen Nazarian is appointed Ambassador of Armenia to Iran. The press service of the RA Ministry of Foreign Affairs provided Noyan Tapan with the biographical data of the newly appointed Ambassador. K. Nazarian was born in Yerevan on November 29, 1966. In 1990, he graduated from the Yerevan State University, the Faculty of the Oriental Studies. K. Nazarian has worked in the system of the RA Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1991, he worked at the Department on Military-Political Problems. In 1992-94, he worked at the Embassy of Armenia in Russia. In 1994-96, he was the Chief of the Secretariat of the RA Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Head of the staff. In 1996-2002, he worked in Geneva as the Ambassador of Armenia to the UN and the Resident Representative. From 2002 up to his last appointment he worked as the Adviser of the RA Minister of Foreign Affairs, being a member of the Armenian-American Inter-Governmental Commission. His has the diplomatic degree of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. He is married, has two children.