Prime Minister of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic

The Prime Minister of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic was the head of government of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic between 1992 and 2017.

Prime Minister of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic
Արցախի հանրապետության վարչապետ  (Armenian)
Emblem of the Republic of Artsakh.svg
StatusAbolished
ResidenceStepanakert
AppointerPresident of Artsakh
Formation8 January 1992
First holderOleg Yesayan
Final holderArayik Harutyunyan
Abolished7 September 2017

The position of Prime Minister was established in 1992, and was appointed by the head of state—the President. In a constitutional referendum held in 2017, citizens voted in favour of transforming Artsakh into a presidential system and the office of Prime Minister was abolished. The President become both the head of state and the head of government.[1][2]

This is a list of the prime ministers of the Republic of Artsakh.

List of prime ministers (1992–2017)Edit

No. Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
1Oleg Yesayan
(born 1946)
8 January 1992August 19927 monthsIndependent
2Robert Kocharyan
(born 1954)
August 199229 December 19942 years, 4 monthsIndependent
3Leonard Petrosyan
(1952–1999)
December 1994June 19983 years, 182 daysIndependent
4Zhirayr Poghosyan
(born 1942)
June 199824 June 19991 year, 23 daysIndependent
5Anushavan Danielyan
(born 1954)
30 June 199912 September 20078 years, 74 daysIndependent
6Arayik Harutyunyan
(born 1973)
14 September 20077 September 201710 yearsFree Motherland

List of State Ministers of ArtsakhEdit

Portrait Name

(Birth–Death)

Term of Office Political Party President
1   Arayik Harutyunyan

(1973–)

25 September 2017 6 June 2018 Free Motherland Bako Sahakyan

(Cabinet)

2   Grigory Martirosyan

(1978–)

6 June 2018 1 June 2021 Independent
3 Artak Beglaryan 3 June 2021 Incumbent Independent Arayik Harutyunyan

(Cabinet)

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