Moscow and Minsk finalize the document on mutual recognition of visas


RIA Novosti

Moscow and Minsk have made significant progress in the common visa policy, completed the negotiation of an instrument on mutual recognition of visas, said the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

“We have made significant progress, has already been agreed and submitted to the Council of Ministers the action plan for the creation of a unified migration space for the next three years. The plan reflects the basic elements that allow to move and to create a common visa space,” said Lavrov, after a meeting with foreign Minister of Belarus Vladimir Makei.

According to him, the country also “finalize agreement… on mutual recognition of visas and coherence on other issues that are associated with the entry of foreign citizens and individuals without citizenship on the territory of the States parties to the Treaty on establishing the Union state”.