Kaliningrad visa-free deal sealed

  • 2003-04-24
MOSCOWRussia, Lithuania and the European Union have clinched a preliminary deal over visa-free access to Russia's Kaliningrad exclave after Lithuania joins the bloc next year, a top Russian diplomat said April 19."We have found a mutually acceptable solution for this issue at a political level. This is an effective indication that strategic partnership is being forged between Russia and the European Union," Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Razov was quoted as saying by the Interfax news agency.Under an EU-Russia deal agreed to last November, Russian citizens will be allowed to pass through Li...
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