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Bilateral Relations



Iraq

General Information

The diplomatic relations between the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Iraq were established in 2000. At the same year Armenia has opened its Embassy in Baghdad, and the Embassy of Iraq was opened in Yerevan in 2001.

Because of the begining of the war in 2003 Armenia and Iraq have interrupted the activities of their Embassies. Armenia has reopened its Embassy in Baghdad on October 2010.

From 2004 to 2008 Armenia provided humanitarian assistance to Iraq, participating with limited contingent of de-miners, doctors and drivers in peacekeeping activies.

Visits

To Iraq

2001 Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Vardan Oskanian
2006 Minister of Defence of Armenia Serge Sargsyan

Signed documents

Protocol on suitability of establishing of diplomatic, trade and economic relations betwwen Armenia and Iraq (2000).

Protocol on establishing of Diplomatic Relations (2000).

Protocol on mutual understanding between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia an the Republic of Iraq (2001).

The "Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Iraq on Economic Cooperation" and the "Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Iraq for the Encouragement and Reciprocal Protection of Investments" are on the stage of mutual settlement.

Trade and Economic relations

Armenia-Iraq trade exchange volumes /thous. US dollars/

  Export Import
2009թ. - 46.7

Major items of import

Rude oil, lubricants etc

 

Updated on July, 2010.

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