Statistic data of visa-free travel rules violations not alarming – European Integration Minister

Published in Politics
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 16:34

The statistic data on those who have allegedly violated the Georgia-EU visa-free travel regulations are not alarming and there is no problem yet. I am greatly hopeful my compatriots to show common sense, - Georgia’s State Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Issues Viktor Dolidze has declared. 

According to him, Georgia is involved in an important and different cooperation with Europol. 

‘We have been working on increasing the awareness of not to violate visa-free travel rules… therefore, I am hopeful for my compatriots to show common sense and if the process continues as it was so far, believe me, it will only promote increasing our mobility with the EU,’ – the Minister has remarked. 

161 885 Georgian citizens enjoyed visa-free travel with the EU from March 28 till October 20. 9 875 out of them allegedly violated the 90-day term envisaged according to the law. 

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