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Agreements between Russia and Cyprus on visa policy come into force
2006-01-20 14:59:23

Nicosia, Jan 20 (CNA) -- Cyprus' Foreign Ministry Permanent Secretary Sotos Zakheos and Russian Charge d' Affairs in Cyprus Alexandre Scherbakov exchanged here today verbal notes, enacting as of today agreements between Cyprus and the Russian Federation.

An official press release said the agreements concern the abolition of visas to diplomatic and other official passports and the terms for the entry of Russian and Cypriot citizens to Cyprus and Russia respectively.

Furthermore, a protocol comes into force as of today, cancelling the Agreements between the governments of Cyprus and the Soviet Union on entry visas.

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