The Russian foreign Ministry has no objection in principle on the issuance of tourist visas for up to five years, but we must gradually move in this direction, said the Deputy Minister, state Secretary, Eugene Ivanov.
The Federal tourism Agency in late April proposed to introduce multiple-entry visas for foreigners for a period up to five years.
The foreign Ministry plans to simplify the conditions of travel to the country to foreign nationals who are close relatives of the Russians, said Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, state Secretary Eugene Ivanov.
"We would like to simplify the conditions of travel to Russia for foreign citizens who are close relatives of citizens of the Russian Federation. Now the Ministry is working on a bill that provides for the possibility of placing them multiple long-term private visas on the basis of the statement in writing of their close relative — the citizen of the Russian Federation. Thereby eliminating the necessity of registration of invitations through territorial bodies of the MIA of Russia", - said the diplomat in interview to the edition "Kommersant".
Trade resumed in North-East Syria, where recently on the stretch of highway M-4 again, you can move accompanied by the Russian military, told reporters the representative of the Russian Centre for reconciliation the warring parties Eugene Ivanov.
"Here (in the column) and animals and food and products. Gradually establish trade and cooperation, the relationship between the families," said Ivanov.