Posted on 13.02.2012 in Azerbaijan, News

Visa facilitation negotiations between Azerbaijan and EU scheduled early March

The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan, Mahmud Mammadguliyev

Negotiations on simplifying the visa regime between Azerbaijan and the European Union will be held on March 1-2 – Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Mammadguliyev told journalists on February, 09, 2011.

The first meeting on the visa facilitation between Azerbaijan and the EU was before scheduled for the mid of February. But the meeting was postponed due to snow storms in Baku.

It should be reminded here the EU Ministerial Council issued a mandate for holding negotiations on visa facilitation with Azerbaijan on December last week. Visa facilitation considers not canceling this regime as a whole, but decreasing the visa fees, reducing the number of documents required of decreasing the visa fees, as well as easing visa issue for persons of some categories.

Source: CESD