The Foreign Ministers of Germany and Denmark discussed the situation with visas for Russians

A Schengen visa. Archive photo

The German foreign Minister Annalena of Berbak and Minister of foreign Affairs of Denmark Jeppe Kofod discussed the situation with visas for Russians admitted that position in the EU vary, agreed to develop a common European position on this issue at the next meeting, said the two Ministers reporters after the talks.

“In Europe on this issue as energy, different situation. And it is the key to the issue of visas – we are looking at this topic from different angles. We cannot say that one is completely right… We discussed this subject… of course, on the Baltic sea, the situation is quite different than in Germany, because they are neighbors with Russia, and therefore more concerned about,” said Berbak after negotiations with the Danish Minister, answering a question of journalists, whether you discussed at the meeting, the topic of visas for Russians.

The German foreign Minister noted that in Germany, for example, there are popular beaches for tourists in this connection to her country’s different perspective on the situation. “We will find a common European solution that would take into account different national situation,” added Barbok.

According to COFORD, we need a common European position on this topic. “We’ll be at the next meeting of the ministries of foreign Affairs to discuss the issue,” he said.

Recently, the representatives of several Western States banned the issuance of visas to citizens of Russia is, however, a common position on this issue is not observed. The Kremlin said that they hope that the sobriety of thinking of the EU in the issue of the Russians “Schengen”. They added that Russia in case of refusal of the Russians in the Schengen visas will react negatively, it will cause a response and contractio. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that unfriendly to Russia, Europe to impose sanctions “to unconsciousness”.

It is expected that “visa issues” will be discussed at the meeting, during the informal meeting of EU foreign Ministers in Prague on August 30-31. While the European Commission RIA Novosti said that the member States of the EU can restrict the issuance of visas on their own, however, will always be a category of people you want to grant visas – for example, in humanitarian cases, family members residing in the EU, as well as for journalists and dissidents.

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