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Amazasp Avakimovich ARUTYUNYAN

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Amazasp ARUTYUNYAN, USSR Dipl, with rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. Doctor of Economics Science; Professor; USSR Ambassador to Canada since 1958. several orders; medals.

Background

ARUTYUNYAN, Amazasp was born in 1902.

Career

Since 1943 diplomat; 1944-1954 Deputy Head, then Head, Economics Department, and Collegium member, USSR Minister of Foreign Affairs. USSR representative, United Nations Economic and Society Council and United Nations European Economics Commission. 1954-1955 adviser to USSR Minister of Foreign Affairs.

1955-1958 Head, 1st European Deputy, USSR Minister of Foreign Affairs. USSR representative, Administration Council, International Labor Organization. 1948 headed Soviet delegation to 3rd session, United Nations European Economics Commission, Geneva.

1955 attended 38th session, International Labor Organization. 1956 took part in talks between USSR and Belgian government.