Official name
SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC
Form of government
Republic
Capital
Damascus
Head of State
Bashar Al-Asad
Prime Minister
Hussein Arnous
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Fayssal Almikdad
Date of establishment of bilateral relations
In 1946

Political relations

Syria has been a partner of Yugoslavia within the Non-Aligned Movement and AL for decades. However, economic relations lagged far behind political ones. Relationships are traditionally friendly. Political dialogue is stalled due to the current situation in Syria.

 

Economic relations

In 2020, the export of Republic of Serbia amounted to 400.000 euros, and imports to 15.738 million euros.

 

Bilateral agreements

Air Transport Agreement with Syria Ratified on 23 November 1966

Agreement on Cooperation in Tourism Between the SFRY and the Syrian Arab Republic Entered into force on 19 March 1975

Agreement on Cultural Cooperation between the Government of the SFR of Yugoslavia and the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic, Entered into force on 13 May 1975

Long-Term Trade Agreement between the Government of the SFRY and the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic, Entered into force on 13 May 1975

Agreement on Scientific and Technical Cooperation between the Federal Government of the FRY and the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic, Entered into force on 6 August 2003

 

Contact information

Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in the Syrian Arab Republic - www.damascus.mfa.gov.rs 

Embassy of the Syrian Arab Republic  in Belgrade — Aleksandra Stamboliskog 13, tel. 00 381 (0) 11 26 66 124

Contact in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Department for Africa and Middle East, tel. 00 381 (0) 11 30 68 254, e-mail: ozabi@mfa.rs