Russian General Staff: Nearly all low-orbit satellites within reach of US missile defenseMilitary & Defense March 28, 15:09
New Russian spacecraft designed for lunar missions to be run by fail-safe computerScience & Space March 28, 14:56
Putin hails Iran as Russia’s reliable and stable partnerRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 28, 14:17
Military expert warns US ABMs can detect any missile shield, even Russian onesMilitary & Defense March 28, 14:02
Scientists create modified fullerene capable of fighting HIVScience & Space March 28, 13:47
Kremlin notes Russian bank's contacts with Trump's son-in-law 'usual business practice'Business & Economy March 28, 13:28
Kremlin spokesman slams reports of his ‘secret visit’ to Lugansk as ‘fake news’Russian Politics & Diplomacy March 28, 13:19
Russia's Rosneft disappointed by EU Court’s decision on sanctions agains companyBusiness & Economy March 28, 13:10
Kremlin: Attacks on Russian business in Ukraine show country’s 'zero investor confidence'Business & Economy March 28, 13:05
LUXEMBOURG, April 29 (Itar-Tass) - Luxembourg is among those few European Union states that support a visa-free regime with Russia, Russian ambassador to that country Mark Entin told Itar-Tass on Monday.
“As far as the visa issue is concerned, Luxembourg has been upholding a positive position,” both in terms of talks on further easing the visa regime and on abolishing visas for short-term trips, he noted.
“As for the easier visa regime, Luxembourg’s embassy in Moscow is vividly demonstrating how quickly and how efficiently visas can be issued even in the existing conditions. If all worked as they do, we would have much less visa claims,” the Russian diplomat stressed.
According to Entin, Luxembourg is taking big effort to improve conditions for investments and businesses.
“As for the financial services sector, experts say its quality excels even that in New York,” he noted. But the visa regime and the fact that there is no direct air flights to Russia “tell negatively on the potential of our business contacts,” Entin said and added that Luxembourg is taking effort to remove such barriers.