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Agreement on the Abolition of Visa Regime for the Holders of Diplomatic and Service Passports between the Republic of Moldova and Peru

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, Iurie Leanca, and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Peru with headquarters in Bucharest, Mr. Pinto-Bazurco Rittler have signed today, on July 19, in Chisinau, the Agreement on the abolition of visa regime for the holders of diplomatic and service passports.

According to the provisions of the Agreement, the citizens of the Republic of Moldova and the citizens of the Republic of Peru, the holders of diplomatic and service passports will be able to enter, exit and transit the territory of the other state without visa. The duration of stay in the state will not exceed 90 days within any 6 month period from the date of first entry. In case of carrying out any other activities, other than those, specified in the document, the holders of mentioned passports will have to obtain visa/corresponding migration status, issued by the competent authorities of those two countries.

At the meeting of the Ambassador of Peru, the minister Iurie Leanca declared that this document would mainly help launch negotiations for an agreement that would facilitate travels for all the categories of citizens. Also, according to the minister, the Agreement will promote an advantageous cooperation with Peru and will boost bilateral and multilateral political and diplomatic relations, business contracts and cultural exchanges. In this sense, the Ambassador Ernesto Pinto-Bazurco Rittler emphasized the interest of business environment from Peru in the establishment of economic relations and investments in the Republic of Moldova.

The Agreement will come into force after it is approved by the Government of the Republic of Moldova and the Republic of Peru.