Iran, Georgia to sign visa waiver accord

Iran, Georgia to sign visa waiver accord
# 23 May 2010 00:27 (UTC +04:00)
Baku-APA. Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast says Iran and Georgia will soon sign an agreement to eliminate visa requirements, APA reports quoting presstv.ir website.

Mehmanparast, who is in Tbilisi to improve media cooperation between the two countries, expressed Iran’s desire to increase relations with Georgia.

“A visa elimination agreement will soon be signed between the two countries and an announcement will be made on the matter. We will also be opening a high consulate office in the city of Batumi,” Fars News Agency quoted him as saying.

Mehmanparast added that Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili had invited his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for the second time to Tbilisi and expressed hope that the visit could be scheduled for after Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki’s trip to the republic.
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