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Medvedev discusses with Merkel and Sarkozy cancellation of visas between Russia and EU

the President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev counts on support of the president of France Nicolas Sarkozy and German chancellor Angela Merkel in the prompt decision of a question on cancellation of visas between Russia and EU. This subject is discussed today at a meeting in a format three in French Dovile.

According to the head of committee of the State Duma of the international affairs Konstantin Kosacheva to make active dialogue on cancellation of visas it is necessary, but even more important to execute a number of requirements of EU:

is and revision of present practice of check in driving on territory of Russia of foreigners, naturally, driving of the countries of the European Union. It and maintenance with biometric passports on the higher European lath of all citizens of Russia and creation of a corresponding databank, signing of bilateral technical agreements between Russia and the corresponding states, prompting more strictly control on borders of Russia with the third states, well, for example, with Kazakhstan where as it is known, the border basically is not equipped yet.

According to the majority of experts, the next years Russia hardly will achieve cancellation of visas from EU, however the European countries can seriously facilitate delivery of such documents this year. We will remind, Great Britain has already started to pass on 3 - h day registration of visas to Russians, truth for essential increase in a payment.