Foreign Ministry: Russia does not exclude the introduction of visa-free regime with Georgia

Foreign Ministry: Russia does not exclude the introduction of visa-free regime with Georgia


Russia intends to continue to take steps aimed at facilitating the communication between citizens of the two countries, not excluding the subsequent visa-free regime on a reciprocal basis, said the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

MOSCOW, 22 Dec. The Russian Federation does not exclude the subsequent introduction of visa-free regime with Georgia on the basis of reciprocity, said Tuesday the Russian foreign Ministry.

“The Russian side is firmly committed to continue to take steps aimed at facilitating the communication between citizens of the two countries, not excluding the subsequent visa-free regime on a reciprocal basis”, — stated in the message.

Now Russians can visit Georgia without visas, but citizens of the Republic must obtain a visa to visit Russia. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin at the large annual press conference 17 December said that Moscow is ready to cancel visa regime with Georgia.