The European Union, under certain conditions, nourishes hope to return to before the interrupted dialogue with Russia on visa-free regime, said on Wednesday the head of the EU delegation in Russia Vygaudas u?ackas.
"The launch of the visa information system is part of a global offer from the EU to make a more prosperous rules for issuing visas. Visa-free regime (go to him), this system does not change the Visa-free regime. We hope that under certain conditions, We will return to this issue in the future ", - quotes the expression of the policy of the RIA " Novosti ".
"Certain actions around Ukraine, they had a specific effect to the suspension of the visa liberalization dialogue," said Usackas. First on Wednesday, He said that the Russian Federation remains a country where issued most of all Schengen visas. He added that all the problems with issuing visas to Russia are of a technical nature and have no relation to politics. In addition, according to his statement, the European Union, despite the problems in relations with Russia, has expressed interest in expanding the exchange between people and creation of conditions for increasing the number of trips. On June 19, the European Union Ambassador to the Russian Federation, explaining the possible countermeasures against the property of the EU countries on the territory of the Russian Federation, said that nurtures hope, to respect Moscow international law. First foreign Minister of Russia Sergei Lavrov said that Moscow mirror will answer the detention of their assets abroad and in the 1st phase will be to seek the removal of arrest from the accounts of its diplomatic mission in Belgium. In addition, on 22 June, the EU Council formally extended punishment against Russia for another six months, until 31 January 2016.