Lavrov: Russia-EU summit could give go ahead to signing of visa-free travel accord

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said he hopes that the leaders of Russia and the European Union will give an instruction to begin signing a visa-free travel agreement at the sides' summit in December.

"In our opinion, there are no reasons capable of stopping us from taking all of these steps [the so-called list of Russian-EU joint steps to switch to visa-free travel] by the December summit and asking the president of the Russian Federation and the EU leadership to give an instruction to start the signing of an agreement on visa-free travel," Lavrov told journalists on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly's session.

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