Centrul de Apel Republic of Moldova official page Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration banner Turism în Moldova Investiţii în Moldova E-services Registru Chamber

Embassy address:
38 Rembrandt St.,
Tel Aviv, 64045

Phone: +972-3-5231000
Fax: +972-3-5233000

E-mail: tel-aviv@mfa.gov.md

Bilateral Relations

BILATERAL RELATIONS BETWEEN MOLDOVA AND ISRAEL

25 December 1991 Israel recognizes the independence of the Republic of Moldova
   
22 June 1992 Establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Moldova and the State of Israel
   
1 November 1994 Opening of the Embassy of the Republic of Moldova to the State of Israel

Diplomatic Activity

Republic of Moldova side:

12 September 1995 Ambassador Mr. Mihai BALAN was appointed to Israel.
   
25 June 2001 Ambassador Mr. Arthur COZMA was appointed to Israel.
   
06 January 2006 Ambassador Mrs. Larisa MICULEŢ was appointed to Israel.
   
23 December 2011 Ambassador Mr. Mihai BALAN was appointed to Israel.
   
7 August 2013 Ambassador Anatol VANGHELI was appointed to Israel.

Honorary Consuls of the Republic of Moldova to Israel:

1997 Mr. Samuil ROITMAN was appointed Honorary Consul of the Republic of Moldova to Israel, Haifa Municipality.
   
13 August 2012 Mr. Simo TUBOUL was appointed Honorary Consul of the Republic of Moldova to Israel Central District, Municipality of Jerusalem.

Israeli side

18 January 1994 Ambassador Mr. Zvi MAGEN was appointed to the Republic of Moldova, who resided in Kiev.
   
26 - 27 October 1999 Ambassador Mrs. Anna AZARI was appointed to the Republic of Moldova, who resided in Kiev.
   
10-12 December 2003 Ambassador Mrs. Naomi BEN-AMI was appointed to the Republic of Moldova, who resided in Kiev.
   
22 May 2008 Ambassador Mr. Avraam SHARON was appointed to the Republic of Moldova, who resided in Israel.
   
October 2010 Ambassador Mr. Oren DAVID was appointed to the Republic of Moldova, who resides in Jerusalem.

Legal foundations


Official Visits

To the State of Israel:

28 April - 6 May 1993 Prime minister Andrei SANGHELI
   
5 - 10 April 1997 State Minister Nicolae CERNOMAZ
   
22 - 24 June 1997 President Petru LUCINSCHI
   
26 - 30 July 1998 General Mayor of Chisinau Municipality Serafim URECHEAN
   
5 - 7 January 2000 President Petru LUCINSCHI
   
26 October 2004 Deputy Prime minister Valerian CRISTEA
   
21-23 November 2004 President Vladimir
   
23-24 November 2006 Minister of Foreign Affairs, Andrei STRATAN
   
17-21 June 2007 Health Minister Ion ABABII
   
6 - 9 November 2007 Speaker of the Parliament Marian LUPU
   
20 – 21 June 2009 President Vladimir VORONIN
   
5-8 May 2010 Minister of Justice Alexandru TĂNASE
   
19-22 June 2011 Deputy Prime minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Iurie LEANCĂ
   
15-17 November 2011 Minister of Environment Gheorghe Şalaru and deputy minister Radu BAJUREANU
   
14-16 May 2012 Prime minister Vladimir FILAT
   
May 2012 General Mayor of Chisinau Municipality Dorin CHIRTOACĂ
   
13-18 October 2012 Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry Vasile BUMACOV

To the Republic of Moldova:

8-9 July 2001 Deputy General Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs David PELEG
   
9-13 June 2002 Chairman of the Knesset Group for Parliamentary Friendship Israel-Moldova Alexander TZINKER
   
9 – 11 July 2003 President Moshe KATSAV
   
17 - 18 October 2007 Minister of Tourism Yitzhak AHARONOVITCH
   
1-4 September 2011 Deputy Prime minister, Minister of Foreign Avigdor LIBERMAN

Economic Cooperation

26 October 2004 First Session of the Israeli-Moldova Joint Intergovernmental Commission for trade, economic, technology and research cooperation (Jerusalem, Israel).
   
17 - 18 October 2007 Second Session of the Israeli-Moldova Joint Intergovernmental Commission for trade, economic, technology and research cooperation (Chișinău, Republic of Moldova).
   
13-18 October 2012 Third Session of the Israeli-Moldova Joint Intergovernmental Commission for trade, economic, technology and research cooperation (Jerusalem, Israel).

Bilateral Trading

In 2013, Moldova's trade balance with Israel has reached 45.65 million U.S. Dollars, with a negative trade balance for the Republic of Moldova of -40.96 million U.S. Dollars.

Exports to Israel - 4.6855 million U.S. Dollars (main goods exported as grain, amounting to 2283.4 million U.S. Dollars, common metals and articles of base metal worth 1015.2 million U.S. Dollars, foods (beverages, spirits and vinegar, tobacco) worth 646.1 million U.S. Dollars, etc..),

Imports from Israel - (including mineral products worth 32146.8 million U.S. Dollars, electrical machinery and apparatus and the belonging spare parts, amounting to 4180.3 million U.S. Dollars, chemicals or connected industries, amounting to 3643.3 million U.S. Dollars, plastics and articles thereof, rubber and rubber worth 2570.3 million U.S. Dollars etc.).