Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grushko promised retaliatory measures if the EU restricts the issuance of visas to Russians
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will take retaliatory measures in case of restrictions EU issuance of visas to citizens of Russia. This was stated by the Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushkotransmits TASS.
According to him, Russia can adhere to the relevant regulations, which allows the introduction of retaliatory restrictions. “For us, such discriminatory measures are unacceptable, so we will find a way to respond,” Grushko threatened.
Earlier in April Poland spoke for a ban on the issuance of EU visas for Russians under a new package of sanctions, with the exception of humanitarian visas. “Strong sanctions must be imposed on Russian society,” said the Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.
March 10 Estonian authorities accepted decision to suspend the issuance of tourist visas to Russians. According to Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets, the ban will be in effect until the cessation of hostilities in Ukraine.