Tag Archives | Armenia

Armenia opens Consulate General in Erbil

By John Lee. Armenia has opened a Consulate General in Erbil. Arshak Manukyan, the Consul General of Armenia in Erbil, delivered opening remarks at the event, welcoming guests and presenting the goals and upcoming programs of the diplomatic mission. The Consul General noted that due to active contacts with the counterparts from Iraqi Kurdistan during […]

Iraq-Armenia Trade reaches $120m

By John Lee. Trade between Iraq and Armenia has increased to $120 million per annum. The news came as the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Iraq met in New York to discuss the deepening of cooperation between the two countries. Edward Nalbandian and Ibrahim al-Jaafari attached importance to the organization of high-level mutual visits, efficient […]

Armenia-Iraq Trade up 30% Annually

By John Lee. PanARMENIAN reports that trade between Armenia and Iraq has grown by 30 percent annually. Armenian Deputy Economy Minister Garegin Melkonyan (pictured) is quoted as saying: “In 2015, trade turnover between the two countries amounted to $132 million, up from just $49 million in 2012. We exported some $80 million and $126 million-worth […]

Armenia to Open Consulate in Erbil

Kurdistan Region Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani, has received Mr. Levon Sargsyan, Ambassador-at-large and Special Envoy of the Armenian Government, and Mr. Karin Gregorian, Ambassador of Armenia to Iraq. Mr. Sargasyan conveyed the greetings of the President and Prime Minister of Armenia to Prime Minister Barzani and stressed his country’s desire to build solid ties with […]

Iraqi Airways Launches Armenian Route

By John Lee. Iraqi Airways will commence its Baghdad-Yerevan-Erbil flights today, Thursday 26th February. Flights to Armenia will run twice a week on Thursdays and Sundays, using CRJ900 and Boeing 737 aircraft. (Source: PanARMENIAN.Net)

FM Receives Armenian Ambassador

By John Lee. Iraqi Foreign Minister, Dr. Ibrahim Al Jaafari, received the Armenian Ambassador to Iraq, Karen Grigoryan, at his office on Sunday, and discussed with him bilateral relations, opening joint cooperation horizons through accelerating the preparation for holding the first meeting of the Iraqi-Armenian Committee, excluding the diplomats from visas, facilitating the procedures for […]

Kurdistan and Armenia to Strengthen Ties

Head of the KRG Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa, today received Ambassador of Armenia to Iraq Mr Karin Gregorian to discuss bilateral ties. In his first visit to the Kurdistan Region, Ambassador Gregorian commended Kurdistan Region for its political and economic developments as well as its culture of peaceful coexistence and religious tolerance. He briefed […]

Armenia Seeks To Develop Relations With Kurdistan

The KRG’s Head of Foreign Relations recently received Armenia’s Deputy Minister of Economy, Mr Tigran Harutyunyan, and his delegation who were on a four-day visit to the Kurdistan Region. Deputy Minister Harutyunyan, who has visited the Kurdistan Region before, said that the aim of his visit is to further develop ties between Kurdistan and Armenia. […]

Armenian Ambassador Visits BIC

The Armenian ambassador, Murad Muradian, visited the Basra Investment Commission (BIC) and discussed investment in Basra. He said that," we are willing to invest in Basra for it represents Iraq's most important city and its only port as well as its stable security and economical situation". He also revealed a plan to provide Iraq with […]

Iraq May Buy Electricity from Armenia

Iraq may purchase electricity from Armenia, said Vice-Prime Minister of IraqSaleh al-Mutlaq at the meeting with Armenian Ambassador Murad Muradian. The sides discussed possible areas of economic cooperation, including ways of supplying electricity from Armenia to Iraq, expressing the hope that this problem will be resolved. Ambassador Muradian informed the vice-prime minister of Iraq that […]