Belarus-EU visa facilitation agreement might be signed by the end of the year

That was referred by the head of the Department of Citizenship and Migration of the Ministry of Interior of Belarus Alexey Begun
Belarus-EU visa facilitation agreement might be signed by the end of the year
04 March 13:30 2016 Print This Article

The agreements on simplification of visa procedures and Readmission between Belarus and the European Union could be signed by the end of 2016, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the head of the Department of Citizenship and Migration of the Ministry of Interior of Belarus Alexey Begun.

“The agreement on simplification of visa obtaining procedures and readmission was ready back in 2015 – Mr Begun said. – Currently, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs holds necessary consultations. It might be signed within the year “.

Belarus has been negotiating for several years with the EU on facilitation of the visa regime.
In February, the EU Council decided not to renew sanctions against some Belarus individuals and companies. The black list also used to include the Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko.

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