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Armenians to retain visa-free entry to Georgia

Armenians to retain visa-free entry to Georgia

July 22
Georgia will not introduce visa requirements for Armenia, the Georgian Foreign Ministry stated in reply to a request from Armenian embassy. Recently, Georgian media circulated reports suggesting Tbilisi will toughen visa requirements for foreign citizens to demand additional documents and procedures. Specific limits on a stay in the country for tourists will be imposed; the process will be controlled by a migration service which will launch operations in near future. Currently, citizens of the following CIS states are allowed visa-free entry to Georgia; Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan.
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Armenian Consulate General opens in France’s Lyon
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NA European Integration Committee future work discussed
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