In Brief - 2003-08-21

  • 2003-08-21
No Schengen visas for Russia in sightBoth Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Estonian Prime Minister Juhan Parts believe Russia still has a long way to visa freedom with the European Union. "Russia must meet certain criteria to achieve the abolition of visas," Parts told reporters on Aug. 19. "I am certain it will still take a long time to meet them." Rasmussen agreed with Parts, saying, "I also believe it is a long-term process, as Russia will have to meet certain criteria. For example, it must achieve more control over organized crime." President of the European Commission Ro...
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