EU member states approve visa-free travel for Georgia

Posted on:28 Feb 2017 09:19:24
EU member states approve visa-free travel for Georgia
28 February 2017 Current Affairs: European Union member states have approved visa-free travel for Georgia. 

The proposal now requires formal signature by the 28 member states of EU and the European Parliament. 

The permission was granted after agreeing safeguards to prevent any upsurge in arrivals from the former Soviet satellite. 

Under the accord, Georgian citizens will be able to travel visa-free for 90 days in the EU during any 180-day period. The accord does not apply to the United Kingdom or Ireland.
European Union member states have approved visa-free travel for Georgia. 

The proposal now requires formal signature by the 28 member states of EU and the European Parliament. 

The permission was granted after agreeing safeguards to prevent any upsurge in arrivals from the former Soviet satellite. 

Under the accord, Georgian citizens will be able to travel visa-free for 90 days in the EU during any 180-day period. The accord does not apply to the United Kingdom or Ireland.

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