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Bilateral Relations



Uruguay

General information

Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Armenia and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay were established on May 27, 1992.

In February 1997 Uruguay appointed Honorary Consul in Armenia.

On September 16, 2009 Mr. Ruben Abrahamian citizen of Uruguay, prominent businessman and benefactor was appointed as Honorary Consul of RA to Uruguay.

On 11 November, 2013 the newly appointed Ambassador of the Oriental Republic of Urugauy to the Republic of Armenia Hanibal Cabral (residence in Moscow) presented his credentials to President Serzh Sargsyan.

On 7 November, 2014 Juan Ojeda, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay to Republic of Armenia presented his credentials to the President Serzh Sargsyan.

The Parliament of Uruguay recognized the Armenian Genocide.

Visits

To Uruguay

June 1992 official visit of President Levon Ter-Petrossian
May 1994 working visit of Foreign Minister Vahan Papazian
May 2000 working visit of Foreign Minister Vardan Oskanian
May 2002 official visit of President Robert Kocharian
May 2011 Pontifical visit of His Holiness Garegin B, Catholicos of All Armenians
November 2013 Official visit of the President of the RA National Assambly Hovik Abrahamyan
July 2014 State visit of the President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan

To Armenia

October 1997 official visit of Deputy Foreign Minister Carlos Perez del Castillo
September 1998 official visit of President of the House of Representatives of the General Assembly Jaime Trobo
May 2012 Official visit of Luis Almagro Lemes, Minister of International Affairs of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay
November 2013 Minister of Tourism and Sport of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay Liliam Qechichian Deputy Minister of Foreign Relations of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay Luis Porto

On December 6-8, 2014 - Official visit of Vice President, President of the Senate of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay Danilo Astori. Meetings with President, President of National Assembly, Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs as well as the Catholicos of all Armenians took place.

 

Legal field

Agreements

  • Agreement between the Governments of Armenia and Uruguay for the establishment of visa free regime with respect to diplomatic and service passports holders
  • Agreement between the Governments of Armenia and Uruguay on cooperation in the field of culture
  • Agreement between the Ministry of Agriculture of Armenia and the Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries of Uruguay on cooperation in the field of agroindustry
  • Agreement between the Ministry of Health of Armenia and Ministry of Health of Uruguay on cooperation in the field of healthcare and medicine
  • Agreement between the Governments of Armenia and Uruguay on encouragement and mutual protection of investments
  • Agreement between the Foreign Ministries of Armenia and Uruguay on cooperation
  • Framework Agreement on cooperation between the Republic of Armenia and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay (signed on 09.07.2014)
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay on eliminating the visa requirement for regular passport holders (signed on 09.07.2014)
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay on cooperation in the field of sport (signed on 09.07.2014)
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay on economic cooperation (signed on 09.07.2014)

Protocols

  • Protocol between the Foreign Ministries of Armenia and Uruguay on creation of the permanent bilateral commission

Trade and economic relations

Bilateral trade between Armenia and Uruguay (in thousand US dollars)

  Export Import (by trading country)
2009 2.8 164.0
2010 08 118.7
2011 4.6 186.3
2012 2.8 41.7
2013 - -

Main imported goods

  • Meat and meat products

 

Updated 10.02.2015

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