Russian Foreign Ministry: Preparation of travel agreements regarding visa exemption with 11 countries


The Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Yevgeny Ivanov announced that Moscow is preparing intergovernmental travel agreements on visa exemption with 11 countries.

“There is a draft of intergovernmental agreements regarding visa-free travel for citizens with a number of countries, namely: Bahrain, the Sultanate of Oman, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Haiti, Zambia, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mexico, and Trinidad and Tobago, and this draft passes in various stages of development,” Ivanov said.

“At the same time, it should be understood that the process of negotiating these international treaties is a two-way route… the pace of signing depends equally on us and our partners,” the Russian deputy foreign minister added.

Ivanov pointed out that when the appropriate agreements are reached, the Russian Foreign Ministry will definitely announce it.

It’s noteworthy that Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said earlier that his country plans to introduce a visa-free system with 11 countries.

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