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Bilateral Agreements


Diplomatic relations between Sweden and Cyprus were established in 1960, when Cyprus became an independent state. In 1994 Cyprus opened an Embassy in Stockholm, while Sweden opened an Embassy in Nicosia in 2004.

Τhe Bilateral Agreements that have been concluded between Cyprus and Sweden include:

1. Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the Republic of Cyprus and the Kingdom of Sweden
Exchange of Letters
Beirut, 5 December and Nicosia, 12 December 1960

2. Exchange of Letters constituting an Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Cyprus and the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden for the Abolition of Visa Requirements and Visas Fees
Beirut, 3 January 1963 and Nicosia, 8 January 1963

3. Agreement between the Republic of Cyprus and the Kingdom of Sweden on Commercial Scheduled Air Transport, with Annex
Nicosia, 26 January 1963
Entered into force 30 October 1964

4. Agreement between the Postal Administrations of the Republic of Cyprus and the Kingdom of Sweden regarding the Exchange of Money Orders
Stockholm, 30 November 1976 and Nicosia, 6 December 1976
Entered into force

5. Convention between the Government of the Republic of Cyprus and the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden for the Avoidance of Double Taxation with respect to Taxes on Income
London, 25 October 1988
Entered into force 13 November 1989

6. Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Cyprus and the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden on the International Carriage of Passengers and Goods by Road, and Additional Protocol
Nicosia, 20 September 1993
Entered into force

7. Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Cyprus and the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden on the Readmission of Persons and Protocol on the Implementation of the Agreement
Nicosia, 26 January 2005
Entered into force 20 January 2006

8. Exchange of Notes constituting and Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Cyprus and the Royal Swedish Government on the right of presence of Swedish military and civilian personnel and other employees in the sovereign territory of the Republic of Cyprus, the sailing of vessels in territorial waters, and the use of airspace and roads by aircraft and ground vehicles
Nicosia, 8 and 17 November 2006
Entered into force 17 November 2006

Participation of Sweden in the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), in accordance with United Nations Council Resolution 1701 of 11 August 2006










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