Bilateral Relations

Iran Iran

GENERAL INFORMATION

Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Armenia and the Islamic Republic of Iran were established on February 9, 1992.  Since December, 1992, the embassy of the Republic of Armenia was opened in Tehran. An interparliamentary friendship group has been established between Armenia and Iran. There is a regular intergovernmental joint committee between the two countries, the 16th session of which was held in Tehran on July 2, 2019

The regular meetings and contacts between the high-ranking officials, the heads of the sectoral departments of the Republic of Armenia, contribute to the development of multilayer political-economic cooperation.

Visits

Iran

2019 February

Nikol Pashinyan, Prime Minister of RA

2021 August 

Nikol Pashinyan, Prime Minister of RA

2021 October

Ararat Mirzoyan, Foreign Minister of RA

Armenia

2021 January

Mohammad Javad Zarif, Foreign Minister of IRI

2021 May

Mohammad Javad Zarif, Foreign Minister of IRI

2019 October

Hasan Rohani, President of IRI

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Legal sphere

  • There are about 180 international treaties, agreements, memorandums and protocols covering almost all the spheres of mutual relations between RA and IRI
  • The fundamental document signed between the countries on February 1992 is 'The Declaration on Principles and Aims of Relations between the Republic of Armenia and the Islamic Republic of Iran ''

Trade and economic relations

Effective cooperation between the two countries has been particularly focused on energy, transport, environmental protection, inter-regional, scientific-educational and cultural spheres. The implemented programs are։ A bridge connecting Iran with Armenia, built on Arax River, Wind power stations in Pushkin mountain pass, Iran-Armenia Gas-electricity exchange format / three kilowatt hours of electricity for one cubic meter of imported gas, first and second  lines of Armenia-iran high voltage power transmission line and constraction of the 3-rd line is in process.

          Tourism is one of the favorable conditions for development of trade and economic ties. The number of arrivals from Iran to Armenia has been continuously growing.

Armenia-Iran Trade Volume /USA dollar/

YEAR

Export

Import (by originated country)

import (by exporting country)

2021

55 million

388 million

325 million

2020

84,5 million

317 million

318 million

2019

84 million

325 million

325 million

2018

94 million

269 million

266 million

Main imported products

  • Gaz
  • Oil products
  • polymers
  • fertilizers
  • building materials

Main exported products

  • electricity
  • meat
  • wood
  • metal waste

 

Updated in 20.01.2022

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