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Chantal Poiret is the new French Ambassador to Azerbaijan, replacing Jean-Pierre Guinhut. Poiret presented her credentials to President Aliyev on October 20, 2001. She has served in France's Ministry of Industry and Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bucharest, Bonn and New York. Poiret has degrees from Paris' Institute of Political Sciences and the State Institute of Eastern Languages and Civilizations, including a high diploma in Russian. French Embassy, 7 Rasul Reza Street, Baku. Tel: (994-12) 93-12-86 or 93-70-80; Fax: 98-92-53; www.ambafranbakou.com.