Born 15th April 1968, Kamil Khasiyev studied at the Military Institute of the USSR Ministry of Defence from 1985 to 1990, before completing a diplomatic course at the UK’s University of Leeds in 1993.
He also studied international security studies courses at Harvard University in 2000. He served as an Amharic language interpreter to the Military Mission of the USSR to Ethiopia from 1990 to ’91, then served as Chief military interpreter for English at the Military Education Centre (1991-92) and third secretary/attaché of the Azerbaijan MFA Department for international organisations (1993-95).
His international diplomatic postings include, among others, second secretary of the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Kingdom of Belgium (1995-98), counsellor/chargé d’affaires of the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Austria, Permanent Mission to the OSCE (2001-04) and permanent representative of the Mission of the Republic of Azerbaijan to NATO (2004-10). Prior to arriving in Serbia, he served as ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Croatia (2010-17) and head of the Department of Regional Security at the Azerbaijani MFA (2018-21).
Ambassador Khasiyev speaks English, French, Amharic, Russian and Serbo-Croat, and is a married father of two children.
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