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Bilateral Relations



Syrian Arab Republic

General information

Diplomatic relations between Armenia and Syria were established in 1992.
Since 2007 Ambassador of Armenia in Syria is H.E.Arshak Poladyan.
Since 2009 General Consul of Armenia in Aleppo is Mr.Ashot Manoukyan
In 2010 Honorary consulate of Armeniai was inaugurated in Deir-Zor region. Honoray Consul is Mr. Suren Vardanyan.

Embassy of Syrian Arab Republic in Armenia was inaugurated in 1997. Charge d'Affairs a.i. of Syria in Armenia is Abdel Hamid Salloum since 2008.


Visits

To Syria

 

March 1992 Minister of Foreign Affairs Raffi Hovhannissian (off.)
April 1992 President of the Republic of Armenia H.E. Levon Ter-Petrossian (off.)
April 1993 Minister of Foreign Affairs Vahan Papazian (off.)
December 1993 President of National Assembly Babken Ararktsian (off.)

April 1995

March

Prime Minister Hrant Bagratian (off.)

Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexander Arzumanyan (work.)

November 1998 Minister of Foreign Affaires Vardan Oskanian (work.)
June 2000 President of the Republic of Armenia H.E. Robert Kocharian (off.)
September 2001    President of National Assembly Armen Khachatrian (off.)
April 2006 Minister of Foreign Affairs Vardan Oskanian (off.)

February 2009

March 2010

Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandian (off.)

President of the Republic of Armenia H.E. Serzh Sargsyan (off.)

November 2010 President of National Assembly Hovik Abrahamian (off.)

 

To Armenia

March 1992    Minister of Foreign Affairs Farouk al-Sharaa (off.)
July 2001 President of Peoples Assembly of Syria Abd al-Kadder (off.)
June 2009 Minister of Foreign Affairs Walid an-Muallim (work.)
June 2009 President H.E. Bashar al-Assad (off)

Legal base
Agreements

 On establishment of diplomatic relations between RA and SAR (March, 1992)
 Trade agreement between the Government of RA and SAR (March, 1992)
 On cultural cooperation between RA and SAR (March, 1992)
 On consular cooperation between RA and SAR (March, 1992)
 On trade, economic, scientific and technical cooperation between the Ministry of industry of RA and SAR (July, 1992)
 Between the National Assembly of RA and the People’s Assembly of SAR (December, 1993)
 On cooperation in the fields of postal services and establishment of direct electronic communication between RA and SAR (April, 1994)
 On international land transportation between RA and SAR (March, 1995)
 On economic, scientific and technical cooperation between the Government of RA and SAR (April, 1995)
 On avoidance of double taxation on capital and income between the government of RA and the government of SAR
 On cooperation between the Ministry of Interior of RA and the Ministry of Interior of SAR (April, 1995)
 On Air Services between the government of RA and the government of SAR (April, 1995)
 On consular cooperation between RA ant SAR (October, 1996)
 On the field of sport between the Ministry of culture, sports and youth affairs of RA and the General Directorate of sport of SAR (March, 1996)
 On cooperation between Ararat region of Armenia and governorate of Aleppo of SAR (July, 1996)
 On friendship between the city of Yerevan and governorate of Damascus (April, 1997)
 On friendship and cooperation for 1997-99 years between Writers Union of Armenia and Arab Writers Union of Syria
 On cooperation in the field of agriculture between the Ministry of Agriculture of RA and Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reforms of SAR (September, 2000)
 On scientific and technical cooperation in the field of subsoil between the Ministry on Environment of RA and the Ministry of Oil and Natural Resources of SAR (May, 2001)
 On cooperation in the field of tourism between the Government of RA and the Government of SAR (May, 2001)
 On military technical cooperation between the Government of RA and the Government of SAR (August, 2001)
 On cooperation in the field of telecommunication and information services between the Government of RA and the Government of SAR (August, 2004)
 On cooperation in the field of healthcare and medicine between the Ministry of Health of RA and the Ministry of Health of SAR (August, 2004)
 On avoidance of double taxation between the Government of RA and the Government of SAR (June, 2005)

 

Protocols
 On holding diplomatic consultations between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of RA and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of SAR (March, 1992)
 Between the Ministry of Industry of RA and the Ministry of the Industry of SAR (February, 1994)
 On scientific cooperation between the Ministry of Education and Science of RA and the Ministry of Higher Education of SAR (July, 1994)
 Of understanding between Civil Aviation Authorities of Armenia and Syria (April, 1996)
 Between Railway Authorities of Armenia and Syria
 Between the Ministry of Defense of RA and the Ministry of Defense of SAR (August, 1996)
 On technical research of Damascus subway project (April, 1997)
 Between the Union of Industry and Business of Armenia and the Chamber of Industry of Damascus (July, 1994)
 Between the Ministries of Transportation (July, 1997)
 On the first session of Armenian Syrian intergovernmental joint committee (December, 1998)
 On the second session of Armenian Syrian intergovernmental joint committee (May, 2001)
 On cooperation between the Ministry of Urban Development of RA and the Ministry of Construction of SAR (October, 2001)
 On the third session of Armenian Syrian intergovernmental joint committee (August, 2001)
 On the fourth session of Armenian Syrian intergovernmental joint committee (November, 2007)
 On the fifth session of Armenian Syrian intergovernmental joint committee (September 2009)

MOU

 Between Customs Department of RA the Customs General Department of SAR (April, 1995)
 On details of executive program in the field of culture for 1996-97 years (March, 1997)

Trade and economic relations

Bilateral trade between Armenia and Syria (in thousand USD)
 

 

      EXPORT     IMPORT
2009           239.1   3098.3

 

Main import:

plastic, medicine, textile

Main export:

 paints, alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks

 

 

Updated on July, 2010.

 

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