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Russia and Iran plan to sign visa agreement
Moscow and Tehran will sign an agreement on the abolition of individual visas for tourists traveling in a group.
Singapore Airlines will not fly to Moscow till year-end
Singapore Airlines will not fly to Moscow till year-end. On this background Russia and Iran eye possible air traffic restart.
Russia closed border with Iran since March 7 due to coronavirus
Since March 7, Russia has closed the border with Iran in order to ensure state security, protect public health and not spread a new coronavirus infection in the Russian Federation.
Russia restricts visas for Iranians amid coronavirus epidemic
Russia has imposed limitations on issuing visas for Iranian nationals, because of the coronavirus outbreak. Starting from Feb. 28, only humanitarian and business types visas will be allowed for Iranians,
Iran to work on visa-free regime with Russia
Iran will follow up on the issue of visa-free travel for mutual tourist groups with Russia at the upcoming Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition (MITT) in March.
Iran could offer visa-free entry for Russian visitors in bid to boost tourism
Iran is considering the option of allowing visitors from Russia to enter the country without a visa, in an effort to increase tourism revenue.
The flight program from Pulkovo airport to Iran is expanding
“New flights to Iran cities were launched from Pulkovo airport since June 30, 2017. Mahan Air Airlines performs weekly charter flights from St. Petersburg to Mashhad till September 8 2017. Zagros Airlines carries out charter flights to Isfahan every two weeks until September 22”, - the airport press service reported. Mashhad and Isfahan are on the second and third places among the popular cities of Iran.
The Russian Foreign Ministry hopes for an early signing of the agreement on visa-free travels with Iran
“Agreement on visa-free organized tourist trips for Russian citizens to Iran may be signed in the near future”, - according to the response of the official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova. "The relevant departments of Foreign Ministers of both countries are making efforts to liberalize the visa regime for tourists.