Russia, Syria agree to ease visa requirements

Russia and Syria have signed an agreement on easing visa requirements for some categories of citizens from both countries.

Russia, Syria agree to ease visa requirements

The news was announced after Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met his Syrian counterpart, Walid Al-Moallem, in Damascus on Wednesday as part of a three-day tour of the Middle East.

The agreement stipulates that Russians holding diplomatic and business passports will be able to stay in Syria without a visa for up to 30 days. The document will enter into force in a month's time.


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