Visas for Belarusians

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya and Jeppe Kofoed

Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod said so at a meeting with Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya

Belarusian-Norwegian political consultations in Oslo on 28 January 2020 /

Belarus and Norway are set to negotiate the same treaties on visa facilitation and readmission as the ones with the EU.

The signing of the documents in Brussels / @onttvchannel

The signing ceremony took place on 8 January 2020 in Brussels.


Head of the EU Delegation to Belarus Dirk Schuebel says the visa facilitation and the readmission deals are about to be signed.

Dirk Schuebel / Photo from his Facebook account​

EU envoy in Minsk Dirk Schuebel is optimistic all of the EU member states and the European Parliament will give a go-ahead.

European Union's Delegation to Belarus Head Andrea Wiktorin / BELTA

EU envoy to Belarus Andrea Wiktorin says Minsk and Brussels will have the visa facilitation deal signed by 2 February 2020.

Head of European Union's Delegation to Belarus Andrea Wiktorin /

The EU envoy in Minsk hopes the visa regime facilitation deal will be signed before the Schengen visa's price increases.

Artur Michalski. Photo: Vadim Zamirovski /​

The problem reportedly boils down to the number of consuls needed at the embassies.

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Head of the EU Delegation to Belarus Andrea Wiktorin is hopeful the readmission agreement would also be signed.