Russians allowed to visit Macedonia without visas for a year

Russias now can visit Macedonia without any preconditions until 2017

The government of Macedonia has given citizens of Russia the right to visit Macedonia without visas, and without any preconditions in the period between March 16, 2016 and March 15, 2017, the Russian Foreign Ministry has reported.

"In the given period, Russian citizens will not be required to produce visas, tourist vouchers, invitations or guarantee letters to enter Macedonia for a period of up to ninety days within six months from the day of the first entry. A valid foreign travel passport, an insurance policy and an amount of money needed to stay in the country are enough," the Russian Foreign Ministry said, in a report released on Thursday.

The Russian Foreign Ministry said this decision does not mean that Russian citizens, including representatives of tour firms, who intend to work and do business on the territory of Macedonia, are not required to obtain appropriate visas.

Russia and Macedonia have an agreement on the conditions of mutual travel of June 19, 2008, in accordance with which Russians who have original invitations (for private and business visits for a period of up to ninety days) or relevant tour documents (for stay for tourist purposes for a period of up to thirty days) can enter Macedonia without visas.

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