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Diplomatic Representation for Republic of Azerbaijan

Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
January 18, 2012

(Formerly Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic)



January 1, 1992 – USSR fell; republics formed. Diplomatic relations established United States and Azerbaijan
Charge d'Affaires Molla-Zade arrived November 2, 1992
Feb. 8, 1993 Hafiz Mir Jalal Pashayev, Appt.
April 14, 1993 Amb. E. and P.
November 16, 2006 Yashar Aliyev
December 8, 2006 Amb. E. and P.
December 5, 2011 Elin Suleymanoy, Appt.
January 18, 2012 Amb. E. and P.


Special Terms*
[Amb.] E.E. and M.P.= Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
[Charge d'Affaires] a.i.= ad interim
Amb. E. & P. = Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary


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