Bilateral Relations

Czech Republic

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.

On 11 August 2011 Tigran Seiranian, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Czech Republic handed over his credentials to President of the Czech Republic Václav Klaus.

On 16 January 2015 Petr Mikyska, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to the Republic of Armenia handed over his credentials to President Serzh Sargsyan.

In September 2014 the inaugural session of the Armenian-Czech Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation took place in Yerevan. 

Visits

to

theCzech 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 (Official visit and visit in the Eastern Parnership framework)

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

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 

Trade and Economic cooperation

Turnover between Armenia and Czech Republic (thousand US dollars)

  Import Export
2011 15690.0 15390.0
2012 20375.0 1481.9
2013 21184.7 8437.1
2014 19819.4 1440.6

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 02.07.2015.

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