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Salome Zourabichvili

President of Georgia

In 2016, Salome Zourabichvili won her election as an independent Deputy in the Parliament of Georgia. From 2010-15, she led the United Nations Security Council monitoring group on sanctions against Iran. From 2006-15, she was an Associate Professor of International Relations at the Institute of Political Studies in Paris, France. From 2004-5, she served as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia. After leaving this post, she founded on 11 March 2006 the political party The Way of Georgia. In 2003, she was appointed as Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of France to Georgia. From 1974-2004, she worked as a diplomat in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France in several embassies (Italy, United States, and Chad) and with French representations to international organizations (UN, NATO, Western European Union, OSCE).
Updated: March 16, 2019