Cyprus–Sweden relations

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Cyprus–Sweden relations
Map indicating locations of Cyprus and Sweden

Cyprus

Sweden
Location of Cyprus
Location of Sweden

Cyprus–Sweden relations are foreign relations between Cyprus and Sweden. The two countries share membership of the European Union, Council of Europe, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the Union for the Mediterranean. Cyprus is represented to Sweden through its embassy in Stockholm. Sweden has an embassy in Nicosia (Cyprus).

History[edit]

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.

Eleven bilateral agreements have been concluded between Cyprus and Sweden.

Swedish archeolosists in Cyprus[edit]

Swedish archeologists and historians visit the island systematically. The most significant project was called Swedish Cyprus Expedition that took place between September 1927 and March 1931 and was led by three archaeologists: Einar Gjerstad, Erik Sjöqvist and Alfred Westholm together with architect John Lindros.

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