MOSCOW, March 17. /TASS/. Russia and Venezuela are discussing various methods of restoring the tourist traffic between the two countries, including the possibility of using Mir payment system cards, Venezuela’s Minister of Tourism Ali Padron told TASS on Thursday during his visit to Moscow.
"We have already held our first meeting. We are working on overcoming occurred difficulties," the Minister said.
"We are interacting with various Russian institutions now to resume tourist trips [between Russia and Venezuela - TASS], with the use of such payment instrument as the Mir card and with the use of all the possible elements making it possible for Russian tourists to visit Margarita Island and [other regions] of Venezuela. This is exactly why we are here," Padron noted.