Bilateral Relations

Czechia Czechia

General information

Armenian-Czech intergovernmental cooperation dates back to 1992, when the diplomatic relations between Armenia and Czechoslovakia were established. Later, after the dissolution of Czechoslovakia in 1993, Armenia established diplomatic relations with the Czech Republic.

The Armenian-Czech Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation was established in 2014. There were three sessions of the Commission since that – the first one in 2014 in Yerevan, the second one in 2016 in Prague, and the third one in 2017 in Yerevan and the fourth one in 2018 in Prague.

On 21 February 2019 Ashot Hovakimian, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Czech Republic handed over his credentials to President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman.

On 18 July 2019 Bedřich Kopecký, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to the Republic of Armenia handed over his credentials to President of the Armen Sarkissian.

Visits

to

the Czech Republic

2009

Serzh Sargsyan, President

2009

Edward Nalbandian, Minister of Foreign Affairs

2010

Tigran Sargsyan, Prime-Minister

2011

Edward Nalbandian, Minister of Foreign Affairs

2012

Hovik Abrahamyan, Chairman of the RA National Assembly

2014

Serzh Sargsyan, President (State visit and within the Eastern Partnership framework)

2015

Hovik Abrahamyan, Prime Minister

2015   

Seiran Ohanyan, Minister of Defense

2016

Edward Nalbandian, Minister of Foreign Affairs (within the framework of Eastern Partnership and Visegrad Group

2018

Ara Babloyan Chairman of the RA National Assembly

to the Republic of Armenia

2008

Přemysl Sobotka, President of the Senate

2008

Karel Schwarzenberg, First Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs

2008

Přemysl Sobotka, President of the Senate

2010

Martin Barták, Deputy Prime-Minister, Minister of Defence

2010

Jan Fischer, Prime Minister

2014

2013 First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Karel Schwarzenberg

2015

Lubomir Zaoralek, Minister of Foreign Affairs

2016

Miloš Zeman, President (State visit)

2017

Milan Štĕch, President of the Czech Parliament Senate

Legal framework

Agreements

  • Note between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Federal Republic of Czechoslovakia and the Republic of Armenia on the establishment of Diplomatic Relations. March 30, 1992
  • Between the Republic of Armenia and the Czech Republic for Avoidance of Double Taxation on Income and Capital. July 6, 2008
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Czech Republic on Cooperation in the Fields of Culture, Education, Science, Youth and Sports. December 10, 2010
  • Between the Ministries of Defence of the Republic of Armenia and the Czech Republic on Cooperation in the Field of Defence. March 26, 2010
  • Air Transport Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Czech Republic. May 17, 2010
  • Between the Republic of Armenia and the Czech Republic on Readmission of Persons Staying without Authorization. May 17, 2010
  • Between the Manufacturers Association of Armenia and the Union of industry of Czech Republic /2011, Yerevan/.  
  • Between the Ministry fo Health of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Health of Czech Republic on Cooperation in the Fields of Health and Medical Science. 30 January 2014, Prague
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Czech Republic on Cooperation in the Fileds of Economy and Industry. 30 January 2014, Prague
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Czech Republic on Cooperation in Criminal Matters. 30 January 2014, Prague
     

Protocols

  • Between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on Cooperation. March 1, 1996 
  • Implementation Protocol between the Ministry of Territorial Administration of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic Implementing the Agreement between the Republic of Armenia and the Czech Republic on Readmission of Persons Staying without Authorization. May 17, 2010 

Memoranda

  • Between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the Czech Republic on cooperation in the Field of European Integration. July 6, 2008 
  • Memorandum of Cooperation between the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Armenia and the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Czech Republic. May 18, 2009
  • Memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs of the Czech Republic. Signed in 2015 in Yerevan.   
  • Memorandum of understanding between the Tavush Province of the Republic of Armenia and the Hradec Kraloe Province of the Czech Republic. Signed in 2015 in Prague.  

Trade and Economic cooperation

Turnover between Armenia and Czech Republic (thousand US dollars)

 

Import

Export

2011

15690.0

1539.0

2012

1481.9

20375.0

2013

8437

21184.7

2014

1440.6

19819.4

2015

19940.4

1713.5

2016

14947.4

2319.4

2017

27024.6 

2582.3

2018

40016.7

2903.2

Main imported goods

Confectionery, beer, food, medicines and medical equipment, plastic goods, paper, clothing.

Main exported goods

Molybdenum concentrate, ferromolybdenum, ceramics, wooden items, handmade carpets, diamond raw material, furniture parts.

Updated on 04.11.2019.

 

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