CYPRUS

Cyprus

General information

Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Cyprus were established on 18 March 1992.

On 18 July 2007, Mr. Armen Khachatryan appointed as the Honorary Consul of Cyprus in the Republic of Armenia.

On 6 March 2018, H.E. Mr. Fadey Charchoghlyan, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Republic of Cyprus (residence in Athens) presented his credentials to H.E. Mr. Nikos Anastasiades, the President of the Republic of Cyprus.

On 6 March 2018, H.E. Mr. Leonidas Markides, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cyprus to the Republic of Armenia (residence in Moscow), presented his credentials to H.E. Mr. Serzh Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Armenia.
 

There are two joint intergovernmental commissions between Armenia and Cyprus:

• Intergovernmental commission on economic, industrial and technical cooperation. The last session was held on 13 January 2011 in Yerevan.

• Intergovernmental commission on military and military-technical cooperation. The last session was held on 21 October 2013 in Nicosia.
 

Visits

Cyprus

2016 Official visit of Serzh Sargsyan, President
2015 Official visit of Galust Sahakyan, President of the National Assembly
2012 Official visit of Edward Nalbandian, Minister of Foreign Affairs
2011 Working visit of Serzh Sargsyan, President
2011 State visit of Serzh Sargsyan, President
2006 Official visit of Robert Kocharyan, President
2004 Official visit of Vartan Oskanian, Minister of Foreign Affairs
2003 Official visit of Arthur Baghdassarian, Chairman of the National Assembly
1999 Official visit of Vartan Oskanian, Minister of Foreign Affairs
1995 Working visit of Vahan Papazian, Minister of Foreign Affairs

Armenia

2015 Official visit of Nikos Anastasiades, President (Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide Centennial)
2015 Official visit of Yiannakis Omirou, President of the House of Representatives (Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide Centennial)
2014 Official visit of Yiannakis Omirou, Chairman of the House of Representatives
2012 Official visit of Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis, Minister of Foreign Affairs
2009 Official visit of Dimitris Christofias, President
2008 Official visit of Marios Garoyan, Chairman of the House of Representatives
2004 Official visit of Dimitris Christofias, Chairman of the House of Representatives
2001 Official visit of Spyros Kiprianu, Chairman of the House of Representatives
1998 Working visit of Ioannis Kasulides, Minister of Foreign Affairs

Legal framework

 

• Protocol between the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Cyprus on Establishment of Diplomatic Relations 18 May, 1992

• Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus on International Transport Services 27 May, 1994

• Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments 18 January, 1995

• Trade Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus 18 January, 1995

• Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus on Cooperation in the Field of Tourism 18 January, 1995

• Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Cyprus on Creation of Consultation Mechanisms. 18 January, 1995

• Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation between the civil service council of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Cyprus.

• Agreement on Mutual Exemption of Visa Requirements for Holders of Diplomatic and Official Passports 27 January, 1997

• Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus on Economic, Industrial and Technological Cooperation 11 September, 1998

• Project between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus on Cooperation in the Field of Agriculture 11 September, 1998

• Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus on Cooperation in the Fields of Culture, Education and Science 11 September, 1998

• Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus on Cooperation in Air Service 11 September, 1998

• Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus on Military and Military-Technical Cooperation 21 February, 2002

• Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus on Cooperation in the Fields of Health and Medicine 5 July, 2004

• Agreement between the Ministry of Culture and Youth Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus on Cooperation in the Field of Culture for Years 2006-2008. 23 November, 2006

• Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus on Cooperation in the Field of Struggle against Organized and Other Types of Crimes 23 November, 2006

• Memorandum of Understanding between the Central Banks of the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Cyprus on Cooperation in the Field of Bank Surveillance 13 April, 2006

• Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus about military and military-technical cooperation agreement for the implementation of the Protocol on Cyprus Intergovernmental Committee. 30 November, 2010.

• Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Cyprus in 2011-2012 on the implementation of the Joint Action Plan in the field of tourism cooperation agreement. 17 January, 2011, Nicosia

• Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Cyprus for Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income and Capital. 17 January, 2011, Nicosia

• Action plan between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Cyprus on cooperation in the fields of health and medical science. 17 January, 2011.

• Memorandum between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus on cooperation about the European Union. 3 April 2012.

• Memorandum of Understanding between the Office of the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Armenia and the Office of the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Cyprus. 1 July, 2013

• Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus on Mutual Recognition of the Higher Educational Qualification to start and continue education in the higher education institutions of the two countries. 16 March, 2016

• Program of Cooperation between the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus on Cooperation in the Area of Education and Science for 2016-2020. 16 March, 2016

• Action Plan between the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia and Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus in the Area of Culture, 16 March, 2016

• Military Cooperation Program for the year 2017 between the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Cyprus. 29 May 2017, Nicosia

• Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus on Exchange and Mutual Protection of Classified Information. 29 May 2017, Nicosia

• Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Diaspora Affairs between the Ministry of Diaspora of the Republic of Armenia and the Office of the Presidential Commissioner for Humanitarian and Overseas Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus. 19 June 2017, Yerevan

 

Trade and Economic cooperation

Turnover between Armenia and Cyprus (thous. US dollars)

  Export Import
2015 1.0 1190.6
2016 30.6 2209.6
2017 123.6 1551.5

 

Exports from Armenia to Cyprus include: books, journals, typographic goods, aluminium and aluminium goods.

Imports from Cyprus to Armenia include: mineral fuel, oil and oil product, bituminous materials, animals and vegetables fats and oils, food fats, wax, paper, cardboard and cardboard products.

 

Updated on 04.06.2018

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