EU Council adopts Visa Agreement with Belarus

9 October 2019

Today, the EU Council adopted a Draft Visa Agreement with Belarus. Now the document must be approved by the European Parliament. The agreement enters into force two months after signing. It implies a reduction in the cost of a visa to 35 euros, as well as the shortening of the visa decision period. It should be noted that the issue of the visa agreement was included in the provisional agenda with the note "without additional discussion".