Bilateral Relations

Lebanon Lebanon

General Information

Diplomatic relations between Armenia and Lebanon were established on 4 March, 1992.
The Embassy of Armenia to Lebanon was opened in June 1994. The Embassy of Lebanon was opened in Yerevan in September 1997.
In January 2018 Maya Dagher, Ambassador of Lebanon to Armenia, presented her credentials to the President of Armenia.
In November 2018 Vahagn Atabekyan was appointed Ambassador of Armenia to Lebanon.

 

Visits

To Lebanon

December 1993

Babken Ararktsyan,Chairman of the Supreme Council

June 1994

Vahan Papazian,Foreign Minister

May 1995

Prime Minister Hrant Bagratyan

March 1997

Alexander Arzumanyan,Foreign Minister (working)

June 1998

Vartan Oskanian,Foreign Minister

September 1998

Prime Minister Armen Darbinyan

May 1999

Vartan Oskanian,Foreign Minister (working)

February 2000

President Robert Kocharyan (official)

May 2004

President Robert Kocharyan (working)

June 2005

Vartan Oskanian,Foreign Minister (official)

February 2009

Edward Nalbandian,Foreign Minister (official)

April 2010

Hovik Abrahamyan,President of the National Assembly (official)

November 2012

President Serzh Sargsyan (official)

May 2015

Edward Nalbandian,Foreign Minister (official)

March 2018

Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan (official)

October 2018

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan (working)

To Armenia

September 1997

Nabih Berri,Speaker of the Parliament (official)

October 1997

Prime Minister Rafic Hariri (official)

May 1998

Prime Minister Rafic Hariri (working)

May 2001

President Émile Lahoud (official)

April 2004

Prime Minister Rafic Hariri (official)

July 2006

Fawzi Salloukh,Foreign Minister (official)

October 2011

Nabih Berri,Speaker of the Parliament (official)

December 2011

President Michel Suleiman (official)

April 2015

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants Gebran Bassil, Members of Parliament

February 2018

President Michel Aoun (official)

October 2018

President Michel Aoun to participate in the 17th Summit of the International Organization of La Francophonie

Signed documents

Agreements

Agreement on Establishment of Diplomatic and Consular relations (4 March, 1992)

Accord on cooperation between the Supreme Council of Armenia and the National Assembly of Lebanon (21 December, 1993)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on Trade, Economic and Scientific-Technical cooperation (1 May, 1995)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on the encouragement and reciprocal protection of investments (1 May, 1995)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on air transport services (1 May, 1995)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on international automobile transportation (1 May, 1995)

Agreement between the Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia and the Bank of Lebanon on cooperation in the field of payment and settlement systems, mutual conversation of national currencies and cooperation between banking systems. (14 August, 1996)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on cooperation and mutual assistance in customs matters (13 March, 1997)

Treaty between the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Lebanon on Friendship and Cooperation (20 October, 1997)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on cooperation in the field of culture (17 November, 1997)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on cooperation in the field of civil aviation (27 January, 1998)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on cooperation in the field of culture and science (27 January, 1998)

Agreement between the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Lebanon for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income and on capital (16 September, 1998)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on cooperation in the field of tourism (16 September, 1998)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on cooperation in the field of higher education and science (16 September, 1998)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on cooperation in the field of education (16 September, 1998)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on cooperation in the field of tourism (14 July, 1999)

Declaration of development of friendship and cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon (14 July, 1999)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on international combined transport (15 February, 2000)

Agreement between Yerevan and Beirut on cooperation and establishment of brotherly relations (28 September, 2000)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on cooperation in the field of health and medical sciences (2 May, 2001)

Agreement between the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Lebanon on Military and Technical cooperation (28 August, 2001)

Agreement between the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lebanon on cooperation in the field of agriculture (2 April, 2004)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on cooperation in the field of defence (6 September, 2004)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on cooperation in the fight against crime (6 September, 2004)

Agreement between the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Lebanon on cooperation in the fields of physical culture, sport and youth policy (9 December, 2011)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government the Republic of Lebanon on mutual recognition of conformity assessment certificates (9 December, 2011)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on the abolition of visa requirements for visit to their respective territories with diplomatic, special and service passports (26 November, 2012)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on the mutual recognition of higher and postgraduate education qualifications (26 November, 2012)

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on the mutual recognition of higher and postgraduate education qualifications (26 November, 2012)

Agreement on military cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon (2 November, 2018)

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 Republic of Lebanon (15 February, 2000)

Executive Programme on cultural cooperation between the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Youth Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Culture and Higher Education of the Republic of Lebanon for the years of 2000-2001 (15 February, 2000)

Executive Programme on cooperation in the field of sport between the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Youth Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Lebanon for the years of 2001-2002 (2 May, 2001)

Minutes of the first meeting of the joint Armenian-Lebanese Intergovernmental Commission (2 April, 2004)

Executive Programme on cultural cooperation between the Ministry of Culture and Youth Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lebanon for the years of 2004-2007 (2 April, 2004)

Memorandum of Understanding between the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia and the National Assembly of the Lebanese Republic (11 April, 2010)

Protocol on cooperation in the field of standards between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon (9 December, 2011)

Executive Programme on cooperation in the field of tourism between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon (9 December, 2011)

Executive Programme on cultural cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon for the years of 2012-2013-2014 (9 December, 2011)

Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Industry of the Republic of Lebanon (9 December, 2011)

Memorandum of Understanding on environmental cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon (9 December, 2011)

Memorandum of Understanding between the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Armenia and the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Beirut and Mount Lebanon (July, 2013)

Memorandum of Understanding between Notre Dame University - Louaize (NDU) and Yerevan State University (September, 2015)

Memorandum of Understanding between the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Armenia and the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of the Republic of Lebanon (27 October, 2017)

Trade relations

Turnover between Armenia and Lebanon (in thousand US dollars)

 

Export

Import

(country of origin)

Import

(country of consignment)

2017

250.0

809.0

945.8

2018

234.5

1462.2

1732.1

 

Updated on 05.04.2019

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