VILNIUS, November 29. /ITAR-TASS/. Azerbaijan on Friday signed an agreement on the simplification of the visa regime with the European Union. The document was signed by Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mamedyarov, EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Stefan Fuele and Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius.
The agreement provides for easing visa formalities for Baku with the EU countries, mainly for Azerbaijani businessmen, students, scientists and cultural workers, as well as citizens travelling for medical treatment in the EU.