Bilateral Relations

Greece

General information

Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Armenia and the Hellenic Republic were established on 20 January, 1992.

On 21 July 2016, Mr. Fadey Charchoghlyan, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Hellenic Republic presented his credentials to H.E. Mr. Prokopios V. Pavlopoulos, the President of the Hellenic Republic.

On 6 September 2016, Ms. Nafsika Nency Eva Vraila, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Hellenic Republic to the Republic of Armenia, presented her credentials to H.E. Mr. Serzh Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Armenia.

Visits

Greece

2016 Official visit of Serzh Sargsyan, President
2013 Official visit of Edward Nalbandian, Minister of Foreign Affairs
2011 State visit of Serzh Sargsyan, President
2010 Official visit of Hovik Abrahamyan, President of the National Assembly
2005 Official visit of Robert Kocharyan, President
2000 Official visit of Robert Kocharyan, President
1999 Official visit of Vartan Oskanian, Minister of Foreign Affairs
1997 Official visit of Alexander Arzumanyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs
1997 Official visit of Alexander Arzumanyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs
1996 Official visit of Levon Ter-Petrosyan, President
1994 Official visit of Vahan Papazyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs
1993 Working visit of Vahan Papazyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs
1992 Official visit of Levon Ter-Petrosyan, President

Armenia

2015 Official visit of Zoe Konstantopoulou, Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament (Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide Centennial)
2014 State visit of Karolos Papoulias, President
2014 Official visit of Evangelos Meimarakis, Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament
2009 Official visit of Ms. Dora Bakoyannis, Minister of Foreign Affairs
2007 Official visit of Karolos Papoulias, President
1999 Official visit of Konstantinos Stefanopulos, President
1997 Official visit of Theodoros Pangalos, Minister of Foreign Affairs

Legal framework

Agreements

  • Between the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Defence of the Hellenic Republic on Military Cooperation, 18 January, 2011
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Hellenic Republic on Air Services 3 July, 2009
  • Cooperation Project between the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Health and Welfare of the Republic of Greece on Cooperation for Years 2003-2005 9 July, 2003
  • Between the Republic of Armenia and the Hellenic Republic on Legal Assistance in the Civil, Family, and Criminal Matters 21 November, 2000
  • Convention between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Hellenic Republic for Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income and Capital 12 May, 1999
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Hellenic Republic on Mutual Assistance between the Customs Administrations 12 May, 1999
  • Between the Republic of Armenia and the Hellenic Republic on Program of Bilateral Technical Assistance 7 October, 1999
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Hellenic Republic on Cooperation in the Fields of Armament and Defence Technologies 18 October, 1999
  • Between the Ministry of National Defence of the Hellenic Republic and the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Armenia on the Order and Conditions of Training of RA Citizens in Military Educational Establishments. 17 February, 1998
  • Development Cooperation Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Hellenic Republic 17 December, 1998
  • Between the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Agriculture of the Hellenic Republic on Cooperation 20 March, 1997
  • Consular Convention between the Republic of Armenia and the Hellenic Republic 9 April, 1997
  • Between the Ministry of Communications of the Republic of Armenia, Haypost State Owned Enterprise and Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Hellenic Republic on Cooperation and on Creation of Direct Communication in the Field of Postal Communication Services 9 April, 1997
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Hellenic Republic on Cooperation in the Field of Tourism 9 April, 1997
  • Credit Agreement between the Republic of Armenia and the National Bank of the Hellenic Republic 17 June, 1997
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Hellenic Republic on Cooperation in the Field of Tourism 17 June, 1996
  • Between the Republic of Armenia and the Hellenic Republic on Friendship and Cooperation 17 June, 1996
  • Between the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of National Defence of the Hellenic Republic on Military Cooperation 18 June, 1996
  • Between the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Health and Welfare of the Hellenic Republic on Cooperation in the field of Public Health for Years 1996-2000 18 June, 1996
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Hellenic Republic on International Road Transport of Passengers and Goods 18 June, 1996
  • Between the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Public Order of the Hellenic Republic on Cooperation 18 June, 1996
  • Between The Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Hellenic Republic on Cooperation in the Fields of Education, Culture and Science 16 December, 1994
  • Between the Republic of Armenia and the Hellenic Republic on Cooperation in Air Services 16 December, 1994
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Hellenic Republic for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments 25 May, 1993
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Hellenic Republic on Economic, Industrial and Technological Cooperation 20 January, 1992
  • Agreement between the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Rural Development and Food of the Hellenic Republic, 30 September, 2014
  • Program of Cooperation between the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia and Ministry of Health of the Hellenic Republic in the area of Health Care and Medical Aid for 2016-2018, 15 March, 2016
  • Program of Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and Government of the Hellenic Republic on Cooperation in the area of Education and Research for 2016-2020, 15 March, 2016
  • Action Plan of Cooperation between the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia and Government of the Hellenic Republic for 2016-2020, 15 March, 2016

Protocols

  • Between the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of National Security of the Hellenic Republic on Training of Armed Forces Staff of the Republic of Armenia in Military Training Establishment and Training Centers of the Ministry of National Security of the Hellenic Republic 10 November, 2008
  • Between the Republic of Armenia and the Hellenic Republic amending the Memorandum of Understanding between the Republic of Armenia and the Hellenic Republic concerning the Allocation of an Armenian Rifle Platoon under the Hellenic Armed Forces Contingent in Kosovo signed on 3 September 2003; 19 December 2007, and 21 January 2008
  • Between Armenia and Greece on Coordination of International Road Transport 15 February, 2007
  • Between Yerevan and Athens on Cooperation and Friendship 22 November, 2000
  • Between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic on Cooperation 25 May, 1999
  • Between the Republic of Armenia and the Hellenic Republic on Establishment of Diplomatic Relations 20 January, 1992
  • Between the Republic of Armenia and the Hellenic Republic on Cultural and Scientific Cooperation 20 January, 1992
  • Between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic on Cooperation 25 May, 1993

Memoranda

  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Hellenic Republic on Implementation of Free Supply of Foodstuffs 23 October, 1997
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Republic of Armenia and the Hellenic Republic concerning the Allocation of an Armenian Rifle Platoon under the Hellenic Armed Forces Contingent in Kosovo 9 July, 2003
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Hellenic Republic on preparing and organizing of «Days of Armenian Culture» in the Hellenic Republic in 2012 and «Days of Hellenic Culture» in the Republic of Armenia in 2013, 18 January, 2011
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic on the European Union affairs,
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Armenian Development Agency and the Greek-Armenian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 30 September, 2014
  • Military cooperation program 2016 between the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia and the National Defense Ministry of the Hellenic Republic, 30 November, 2015

Trade and Economic cooperation

Turnover between Armenia and Greece (thous. US dollars)

  Export Import
2011 125.2 60760.4
2012 60.0 28934.0
2013 90.9 22088.4
2014 59.2 15526.0
2015 530.0 16666.9
2016
(January-July)
506.9 11288.9

Exports from Armenia to Greece include

electronic machines and equipments, aluminium and aluminium goods, foodstuffs, etc.

Imports from Greece to Armenia include

mineral fuel, oil and oil product, bituminous materials, wax, electronic machines and equipments, recording equipments, tobacco, fruits and nuts, citrus and crops, goods from black metal, aluminium and aluminium goods, plastics, furniture, bedroom items, boilers, equipments and mechanical pieces.

 

Updated 28.09.2016

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