Belarus does not need a visa-free regime with Europe

Subject visa-free regime with the EU to Belarus is not worth it, said on Monday the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus Sergei Martynov.

"The agenda of our relations with the EU objective of visa-free travel in bilaterally until incorporated. Now we are focusing on the topic of small border traffic," — he said at a press conference in Moscow.

On He said, on the problems of small border traffic progress. "Belarus has signed agreements with all its neighbors — countries participating in the European Union. This is Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. These agreements ratified by the national parliament. On the other side — on the part of the neighbors — the situation is different: someone they ratified, who- is still there, "- said the head of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry.

He stressed that there is a big technical work to implement these agreements into practice. It is to issue special cards for the border population 50-kilometer zone, the equipment of border crossing points.

A small border traffic, in his opinion, will significantly change the lives of about 1 million people across borders, RIA Novosti reported.

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