Bilateral Relations

Romania Romania

General information

Romania recognized the independence of the Republic of Armenia on 11 December, 1991. Diplomatic relations between the two countries were established on 17 December, 1991.

Embassy of the Republic of Armenia was opened in Bucharest on 24 April, 1994.
The Romanian Embassy in Yerevan was opened on 9 February, 1999.

On 17 November 2017, Sergey Minasyan was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to Romania.

In 2013, 4th Armenian-Romanian Intergovernmental Commission on Cooperation in the Fields of Trade, Economy, Sciense and Technology took place in Yerevan.

From July 4, 2019 Cornel Ionescu is the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Romania to the Republic of Armenia.

Visits

To Romania

1991

Official visit of Foreign Minister Raffi Hovannisian

1994

Official visit of Foreign Minister Vahan Papazyan

1994

Working visit of the President of the National Assembly Babken Ararktsyan

1994

Official visit of President Levon Ter-Petrosyan

1995

Working visit of the President of National Assembly Babken Ararktsyan and Prime Minister Hrant Bagratyan

1995

Visit of Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin I

1996

Working visit of Foreign Minister Vahan Papazyan

1998, September 21-22

Official visit of the President of National Assembly Khosrov Harutyunyan

1998

Working visit of President Robert Kocharyan

1999

Official visit of Foreign Minister Vartan Oskanian

2000

Official visit of President Robert Kocharyan

2000

Visit of Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II

2001

Official visit of Foreign Minister Vartan Oskanian

2003, November 16-18

State visit of President Robert Kocharyan

2006, July 5

Working visit of President Robert Kocharyan

2008, April 3

Working visit Prime Minister, President-elect Serzh Sargsyan

2008, October 24-26

Visit of Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II

2009, July 9-10

Official visit of Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian

2011, September 22

Official visit of Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan

2012, August 10-15

Visit of Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II

2012, October 17-18

Working visit of President Serzh Sargsyan

 

To Armenia

1995, April 25-25

Official visit of Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu

1996, March 25-26

 

Official visit of President Ion Iliescu

1996, November 7-11

The visit of Patriarch Theocrat, the leader of the Romanian Orthodox Church

1997 October

Official visit of the President of the Senate Pete Roman

1998, July 3-4

Official visit of President Emil Constantinezu

2001, February 27-28

Official visit of Foreign Minister Mircea Jouana

2001, September 20-23

The visit of Patriarch Theocrat, the leader of the Romanian Orthodox Church

2001, October 24-26

The working visit of Foreign Minister Adrian Severin

2001, 31 October - 1 November 2001

Official visit of President Ion Iliescu

2006, October 4-5

Official visit of President Traian Basescu

2008, November 15-16

Official visit of Foreign Minister Lazar Comanescu

2011, November 15-16

Official visit of Foreign Minister Teodor Baconsky

2013

Official visit of the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Valeriu Zgone

 

Legal framework

Agreements

  • Between the Ministry of Trade and Economic Development of the Republic of Armenia and the Romanian State Office for Inventions and Trademarks on Cooperation in the Field of Industrial Property Protection  17 November, 2003 
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Romania on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments. 20 September, 1994, Bucharest 
  • Between the Ministry of Higher Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Research and Technology of Romania on Scientific and Technological Cooperation.  20 September, 1994, Bucharest
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Romania on cooperation in the fields of science, education, culture and sports. 20 September, 1994, Bucharest.
  • Treaty on cooperation between Armenian radio-television and Romanian television. 20 September, 1994, Bucharest.
  • Treaty on cooperation between Armenian radio-television and Romanian radio. 20 September, 1994, Bucharest.
  • Treaty on cooperation between the State News Agency of Armenia <> and the Romanian National News Agency <>. 20 September, 1994, Bucharest.
  • Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation between the Republic of Armenia and Romania. 20 September, 1994, Bucharest.
  • Between the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Health of Romania on cooperation in a field of Medical Science. 20 September, 1994, Bucharest.
  • Consular Convention between the Republic of Armenia and Romania. 20 April, 1994, Bucharest.
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Romania on cooperation in the fields of plant protection and phytosanitary quarantine. 5 April, 2000, Bucharest.
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Romania on Exemption of Visa Requirements for Holders of Diplomatic and Official Passports  17 November, 2003
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Romania on Cooperation in Struggle against Crime, particularly against Organized Crime  31 October, 2001
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Romania on Mutual Assistance and Cooperation in Customs Matters  31 October, 2001
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Romania on Cooperation in the Veterinary Field  5 April, 2000
  • Between the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of National Defence of Romania on Cooperation  26 July, 1999
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Romania on International Combined Transport  3 July, 1998
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Romania on Development of Cooperation in Energy Field  25 March, 1996
  • Between the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of Romania on Cooperation  25 March, 1996
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Romania on Cooperation in the Field of Tourism  25 March, 1996
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Romania for Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income and Capital  25 March, 1996
  • Between the Republic of Armenia and Romania on Legal Assistance in Civil and Criminal Matters  25 March, 1996
  • Between the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Education of Romania on Cooperation for the years 1996-1998  25 March, 1996
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Romania on Cooperation in Air Service  25 March, 1996
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Romania on International Road Transport  25 March, 1996
  • Between the Republic of Armenia and Romania on Establishment of Diplomatic Relations  17 December, 1991
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Romania on Trade and Economic Relations and Scientific and Technological Cooperation  10 October, 1991

Protocols

  • Additional Protocol between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Romania on the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Romania on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments signed on 20 September 1994 in Bucharest 4 October, 2006
  • On Amendment to the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Romania on Trade and Economic Relations and Scientific - Technological Cooperation signed on 4 October 1991  4 October, 2006
  • Program between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Romania on Cooperation in the Fields of Culture, Education and Science  4 October, 2006
  • Program between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Romania on Cooperation in the Fields of Culture, Education and Science for the years 2001-2004  18 October, 2001
  • On Intergovernmental Commission’s Session on Armenian-Romanian Economic-Trade and Scientific-Technical Cooperation  6 April, 2000
  • On official visit of Mr. T. Meleshkanu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania  25 April, 1995
  • Between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and Romania on consultations  17 December, 1991

Memoranda

  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and Romania on European and Euro-Atlantic Cooperationբ 4 October, 2006
  • Memorandum of Intent between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Romania  25 April, 1995

Declarations

  • Joint Declaration between the President of the Republic of Armenia and the President of Romania 4 October, 2006
  • Joint Declaration between the President of the Republic of Armenia and the President of Romania  17 November, 2003
  • Joint Declaration between the President of the Republic of Armenia and the President of Romania  31 October, 2001
  • Joint Declaration between the President of the Republic of Armenia and the President of Romania  5 April, 2000
  • Joint Declaration between the Republic of Armenia and Romania on Friendship and Cooperation  3 July, 1998

Trade and Economic cooperation

Turnover between Armenia and Romania (thous. US dollars)

 

Import

Export

2011

105049.2

463.1

2012

87843.0

574.2

2013

72147.2

47.0

2014

54.2

39467.7

2015

38357.8

17633.3

2016

26584

15083.2

2017

3542.9

9414.5

2018

14363.9

54937.3

Updated on 05.04.2019

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