Mutual recognition of visas between Russia and Belarus
The Government of the Russian Federation has approved the mutual recognition of visas for foreigners entering the territory of Russia and Belarus.
The head of the Russian government, Mikhail Mishustin signed agreement between the government of the Russian Federation and the government of Belarus on mutual recognition of visas and on issues related to entry of foreign citizens and stateless persons into the territory of states.
The agreement will be submitted to Parliament for consideration. Special information exchange system will be created between Russia and Belarus on issued and canceled entry and stay permits and border crossings at checkpoints.
Earlier, the presidents of Russia and Belarus Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko achieved agreement on all 28 programs within the framework of the Union State.