Today, the President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan appointed Vigen Sargsyan, who served as chief of his administration, as the new defense minister. Vigen Sargsyan (no relation to the president), 41, is replacing Seyran Ohanyan.
Vigen Sargsyan was born in 1975. In 1996, he graduated from the North-West Academy of Civil Service in St. Petersburg, Russia. In 1997, he earned a master's degree in international relations from the Yerevan State University . In 2000, he graduated from The Fletcher School at Tufts University with a master's degree in law and diplomacy.
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