Delays in issuance of visas are complaining Russian employees of the foreign Ministry, have the opportunity to be associated with the absence of the necessary information when submitting documents, said a source in the Ministry.
The interior Ministry officially commented on the circumstances with the inspection of Russian citizen, noting That " employees of the border guard must be sure That the passengers in cases where it is necessary, have the appropriate visa and supporting documents for entry to the UK ", RIA " Novosti ".
"They also make sure That the rules, which gave the basis for obtaining a visa, has not changed. This includes checking that were submitted fraudulent data to get a visa and no facts were hidden, " said the official representative of the Ministry of interior." If there is a remedy the circumstances or desires of the person no longer meet the requirements or the terms of issue of the visa, the visa will be canceled, "he explained, adding That" the vast majority of passengers do not face delays in the process of verification process ". Asked to comment on the circumstances of the visa of the Russian diplomats authorized official stated That the same comment applies to the situation with diplomats. From other comments he abstained." All That is said in the appeal, applies to both situations. History only slightly different. It is about What we ought to be sure That (for visa application) submitted the proper documentation, " said the source in the interior Ministry." As diplomats, They must have correct documents to come to the UK", he said." Perhaps They (diplomats) have not provided us with significant data, " added the head of the Department. All clarifying questions, he repeated: "formal communication refers to both cases." The British foreign office did not want to explain the situation and with diplomats and ordinary citizens of Russia, referring to the fact That this issue must be addressed to the Ministry of internal Affairs of the country. Residence of the Ambassador of Russia has declared, That considers the actions of the British authorities regarding visas Russian diplomats as an attempt to minimize the ability to function as diplomatic missions and diplomats, really, to equate to a persona non-grata. The work of the Russian Embassy in the UK is broken, and the membership of the diplomatic mission is reduced due to the fact That English authorities already more than half year delay in issuing visas to diplomats. Before Tuesday, the Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko in his own microblog on Twitter wrote That the UK authorities to force Russian diplomats using visa bureaucratic stratagems, thereby reducing Embassy staff ". Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. At the end of July, the EU and the US From point penalties against private individuals and organizations have moved to the measures against entire sectors of Russia's economy. Over the past year the sanctions list, many times replenished with new individuals and legal entities. Summer 2014 was added and sectoral economic penalties. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from countries that have entered against her punishment.