The issuance of a visa to the Russian singer and Deputy of the state Duma Joseph Kobzon has no political background, said Fins news at the Embassy of Italy.
first German edition of Deutsche Welle referring to the Italian foreign Ministry informed that Italy has agreed a visa Kobzon despite introduced against the EU sanctions, noting that the singer has received a national visa for treatment, which allows him to be only within Italy.
"The visa was granted on humanitarian grounds and has no political background," said the head of the Department.
first it was claimed that Kobzon included in the sanctions list of the EU on Ukraine. The defendants in the list of banned entry to the EU, their assets in the EU frozen.