Wednesday

18th Jan 2017

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Moldova visa-free EU travel launched

Nationals from Moldova with a biometric passport will from Monday no longer need a visa to travel to the EU for short stays. Moldova's government is seeking stronger ties with the EU. The post-Soviet country lifted visa obligations for EU citizens in 2007.

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