Diplomatic relations between Georgia and the Republic of Cyprus

Diplomatic relations between Georgia and the Republic of Cyprus were established on 9 July 1992.

Georgia opened an Embassy in the Republic of Cyprus in 2008.

Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia to the Republic of Cyprus:

  • Revaz Lominadze 2016 – to date
  • Revaz Lominadze (charge d'affaires) 2014 – 2016
  • Zurab Bekaia (charge d'affaires) 2013 - 2014
  • Gaioz Japaridze (charge d'affaires) 2012 – 2013
  • Vladimir Konstantinidi 2009 – 2012
  • Petre Kankava (charge d'affaires) 2008 – 2009
  • Lasha Zhvania (with residence in Israel) - 2005 – 2008

Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cyprus to Georgia:

  • Kyriacos with residence in Athens) - 2014 – to date
  • Phaedon Anastasiou (with residence in Athens) - 2013 – 2014
  • Joseph Joseph (with residence in Athens) - 2010 – 2013
  • Leonidas Pantelidis (with residence in Moscow) - 2005 – 2010

Main areas of cooperation:

The bilateral relations between the two countries are dynamically developing.

Eight international agreements between Georgia and the Republic of Cyprus are concluded, regulating cooperation in areas of trade, double taxation, education, science, civil and criminal law issues, air transportation and visa free regime for diplomatic and service passports holders.

With the aim to further promote economic cooperation, Georgian-Cypriot Business Association was established in Nicosia on November 5, 2015.

On August 7, 2018 Mr. David Narcia was appointed as the Honorable Consul of the Republic of Cyprus in Tbilisi, who will execute his authorities in the territory of Georgia.  

An important part of historic and cultural relations is a Georgian Monastery of Holy Mother in Ghalia. Excavation works began in 2006 and archeological area was officially opened on 29 April 2014. An exhibition of Georgian artifacts, discovered in Ghalia Monastery was held in Tbilisi on 5 December 2015.

On January 4, 2018, the government of Cyprus and Archbishop of the country Chrysostomos II have made an unprecedented decision to gift Georgia 12,295 square meters of land to build Georgian monastery complex

Useful Links:

Embassy of Georgia to the Republic of Cyprus
Embassy of Republic of Cyprus to Georgia
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Cyprus
President of Republic of Cyprus
Parliament of Republic of Cyprus