Poland may support Estonia’s initiative on visa restrictions for Russians

Poland generally supports the partners’ initiatives on sanctions against the Russian Federation, this also applies to visa restrictions for Russians introduced by the Estonian government.

This was stated at a press conference by the speaker of the Polish government Piotr Muller, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“In general, Poland is a supporter of far-reaching sanctions. Therefore, this type of initiative, especially those proposed by our partners from Central and Eastern Europe, as a rule, is supported by us,” Muller said.

At the same time, he noted that he does not yet know the details of the sanctions proposed by Tallinn.

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As reported by Ukrinform, the government Estonia approved restrictions that deprive Russian citizens of the opportunity to issue temporary residence permits and visas for the purpose of study, and also limit the right to issue a short-term work permit.

Recently, the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced a five-year entry ban for the Russian group “Hands Up!”. Earlier, a similar ban was introduced against Philip Kirkorov and Polina Gagarina, who supported the Russian aggression against Ukraine.

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