Armenia and Japan established diplomatic relations on September 7, 1992.
Armenia's President Robert Kocharyan paid an official visit to Japan on December 2001, holding meetings with Japan's Emperor and Prime Minister. He announced that the nation was planning to set up an embassy in Tokyo as soon as possible. Armenia opened its Embassy in Tokyo on July 7, 2010. Japan has an embassy in Yerevan.
Amirkhanyan, M. D., R. K. Karapetyan, and N. H. Hovhannisyan. Hayastan–Chaponia: kʻaghakʻakan, tntesakan, mshakutʻayin ev gitakan haraberutʻyunner / アルメニア・日本: 政治・経済・文化・科学的な交流Arumenia/Nihon: Seiji, keizai, bunka, kagakuteki na kōryū / Armenia–Japan: Political, Economic, Cultural and Scientific Relations. Erevan: "Zangak-97", 2005. ISBN 99941-1-010-1.
^The publication details of this book differ according to the OPAC. See the entries for this ISBN at Worldcat and also the entry for the library of the Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO. This appears to be an image of a Japanese-language cover.