Bilateral Relations

Israel Israel

General Information

The State of Israel recognized the independence of the Republic of Armenia on December 25, 1991.

Diplomatic relations between Armenia and Israel were established on April 4, 1992.

On March 2018 Armen Smbatyan was appointed Ambassador of Armenia to Israel (with residence in Yerevan).

In 2017 Eliyahu Yerushalmi, Ambassador of Israel to Armenia (with residence in Jerusalem), presented his credentials to the President of the Republic of Armenia.

On March 2013 Ashot Chakhmouradian was appointed Honorary Consul of Israel in Armenia.

In 1996 Tsolag Momjian was appointed Honorary Consul of Armenia in Jerusalem.

Visits

To Israel

December 1994

Vahan Papazian,Foreign Minister (working)

November 1995

President Levon Ter-Petrosyan (working)

October 1998

Vartan Oskanian,Foreign Minister (working)

January 2000

President Robert Kocharyan (working)

March 2015

Edward Nalbandian,Foreign Minister (working)

November 2017

Edward Nalbandian,Foreign Minister (official)

To Armenia

July 2017

Minister of Regional Cooperation Tzachi Hanegbi

Signed documents

Agreements

  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the State of Israel on cooperation in the fields of culture, science and education (19 December, 1994)
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the State of Israel on cooperation in the field of healthcare (29 October, 1998)
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the State of Israel on the encouragement and reciprocal protection of investments (19 January, 2000)
  • Agreement on cooperation between Yerevan State University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (September, 2000)
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the State of Israel on cooperation in the field of agriculture (16 May, 2012)
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the State of Israel on mutual assistance in customs matters (26 November, 2014)
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the State of Israel on the abolition of visa requirements for the holders of Diplomatic passports (25 July, 2017)
  • Convention between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the State of Israel for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income and on capital (25 July, 2017)

Protocols, Memorandums, Executive Programmes

  • Protocol on consultations between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Israel (19 December, 1994)
  • Memorandum of Intent between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the State of Israel (19 December, 1994)
  • Executive Programme on cooperation in the field of healthcare between the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Health of the State of Israel (18 January, 2000)
  • Executive Programme on cooperation in the fields of education, science, culture, sport and youth affairs between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the State of Israel for the years of 2011-2012 (24 August, 2012)
  • Executive Programme on cooperation in the fields of culture, education, science, sport and youth affairs between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the State of Israel for the years of 2017-2020 (25 July, 2017)

Trade relations

Turnover between Armenia and Israel (in thousand US dollars)

 

Export

Import

(country of origin)

Import

(country of consignment)

2017

3755.7

7319.2

5572.2

2018

7633.7

10602.1

8961.9

 

Updated 05.04.2019

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