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Albania partially restores visas with Belarus

Albania partially restores visas with Belarus

Albania has partially suspended the visa waiver agreement with Belarus. The decision was taken on Wednesday by the Council of Ministers, with the proposal of the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Igli Hasani.

The partial suspension of the agreement will only extend to diplomatic and service passports.

Decision:

DECISION ON THE PARTIAL SUSPENSION OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS OF THE REPUBLIC OF ALBANIA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS ON THE RECIPROCAL LIABILITY OF VISA REQUESTS

In support of Article 100 of the Constitution and Article 30 of Law No. 43/2016, "On International Agreements in the Republic of Albania", with the proposal of the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, the Council of Ministers

DECIDE:

1. The partial suspension of the agreement, between the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Albania and the government of the Republic of Belarus, for the mutual removal of visa requirements, approved by decision no. 152, dated 19.2.2020, of the Council of Ministers.

2. The partial suspension of the agreement extends only to diplomatic and service passports. This decision enters into force immediately and is published in the "Official Gazette".