Italy wants to increase the number issued to the Russians a long-term multiple-entry Schengen visas, said the Consul General of the Italian Republic in the Russian capital Pergamese Papadia debatten.
"And in truth, many citizens of Russia considers it a priority to go to Italy than, say, in Germany. And Because citizens who prefer to travel in Italy, often make repeat trips, we often give long-term visas. This is all specified by the agreement between the Russian Federation And the European Union, which provides that if there are travelers that are already one or two times visited Italy, We have the right to give long-term And multiple-entry visa. And We wish to apply This law ", - quotes the expression de Bottini RIA " Novosti ".
"We will not only continue but also to expand the practice of issuing long-term visas. Because of the increasing level of General safety in the delivery. I Wish to note that our migration policy does not provide automatic response to the visa issue. That is, our visa policy is very open, but on the automatic approach. Each message was considered And will be considered individually, " drew the attention of the Consul General. Remember, at the end of last week, the Crimea with a private visit visited former Prime Minister of Italy And friend, Vladimir Putin, Silvio Berlusconi. Distinguished guests saw the sights of returnees to the Russian Federation in the region, among them associated with Italy. Berlusconi said he remains in awe of the Crimea. Putin also gave the order to add to the decree on rehabilitation of Crimean peoples expelled from the Peninsula during the great Patriotic war, And even the Italians. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine criticized the trip to the Crimea the Russian President Vladimir Putin And former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, saying that it was done without the consent of Kiev.