Born - January 10, 1953, in Stepanakert
Secondary education in Stepanakert School No8
1971-1973 - Served in the Soviet Army
1977 - Graduated from Minsk Radio Engineering Institute
1978-1980 - Engineer in Minsk
1981-1990 - Worked in Stepanakert branch of the Ryazan condenser plant in different positions
Since 1988 – One of the active participants of the Artsakh liberation struggle
1990 to 1995 - Deputy to the Supreme Council of Armenia, member of the Standing Committee on Human Rights
1992 - Elected to Nagorno Karabakh Supreme Soviet of the first convocation, and later - Acting Chairman
1997-1999 - Headed Artsakh center for the studies of "Hay Dat"
2001-2005 – Advisor to the NKR President on Foreign Policy Issues
December 26, 2005 - Appointed the NKR Minister of Foreign Affairs by the order of the President. In 2007 he was reassigned to the post
2011 to 2015 - Consultant to the NKR President
May 3, 2015 - Elected deputy to the NKR NA of the 6th convocation by the proportional list of the ARF "Dashnaktsutyun"
Deputy Chair of the NKR NA Standing Committee on Defense, Security and Law Enforcement
Member of the ARF party “Dashnaktsutyun"
Married, with two children
Awarded the Order of "Grigor Lousavorich" (01.09.2001).