CYPRUS

Cyprus

General information

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

On 20 January 2015, Georgios Kasoulides /residence in Moscow/, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cyprus to the Republic of Armenia, presented his credentials to H.E. Mr. Serzh Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Armenia.

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

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

Agreements

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus on Cooperation in Air Service 11 September, 1998
  • On Mutual Exemption of Visa Requirements for Holders of Diplomatic and Official Passports 27 January, 1997
  • Trade Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus 18 January, 1995
  • 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
  • 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
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus on International Transport Services 27 May, 1994

Protocols

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

Memoranda

  • 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 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 RA and Ministry of Finance of Cyprus.
  • 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 Repubic of Cyprus. 1 July, 2013
  • Agreement between the Government of the RA and Government of the RC 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 RA and the Ministry of Education and Culture of the RC 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

Trade and Economic cooperation

Turnover between Armenia and Cyprus (thous. US dollars)

  Export Import
2011 3438.2 1658.3
2012 8155.9 2303.2
2013 15.3 1628.5
2014 172.5 1842.9
2015 1.0 1190.6
2016
(January-April)
3.3 257.0

 

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 28.09.2016

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