Sunday, August 10, 2008

Armenia not requiring visas from foreigners evacuated from Georgia

Армения не будет взимать визовый сбор с иностранных граждан, эвакуированных из Грузии

As of August 10th, Armenian citizens have not suffered as a result of the events in Georgia, reported the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a press conference.

It was noted that Armenian citizens continue to be evacuated. Other nationals are also escaping to Armenia, including 180 Pols, 130 US citizens, and hundreds from other nations. It's expected that 130 Italians will arrive.

The MFA emphasized that the decision was made not to require visas of or apply the usual exit tax at the airport to foreign nationals evacuated from Georgia. Border Control and Customs has made it as easy as possible to enter Armenia.

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