Published on : Wednesday, November 23, 2016
In the course of the fifth session of the Iranian-Russian commission for consular collaboration, the directors of consulate departments of the Iranian and Russian Foreign Ministries, Ali Chagani and Yevgeny Ivanov signed the agreement on Tuesday.
It envisions simpler regulations for the obtaining of visas by businessmen, cultural personalities, researchers, teachers, students, and tourists.
On Feb 6, 2016, the two countries put into legal effect an intergovernmental agreement on simpler rules for trips to Russia and Iran by certain categories of Russian and Iranian citizens.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hasan Rouhani signed to the document on Nov 23, 2015 during Putin’s visit to Tehran.