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Curriculum Vitae of Foreign Minister Sergei N. Martynov

Mr Sergei N. MARTYNOV

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus

Born on February 22nd,1953 in Leninakan, Armenian SSR.

Graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (1975).

1975-1980 - Various positions, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Byelorussian SSR;

1980-1988 - Assistant to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Byelorussian SSR;

1988-1991 - Deputy Head, Department of International Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs;

1991-1992 - Deputy Permanent Representative of the Byelorussian SSR to the United Nations, New York;

1992-1993 - Charge d`Affaires of the Republic of Belarus to the USA;

1993-1997 - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the USA;

1997-2001 - First Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus;

2001-2003 - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to Belgium;

since March 2003 - Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus.

Married with two sons.