Azerbaijan, Switzerland ink visa simplification deal
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov and Head of Switzerland’s Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) Didier Burkhalter signed two agreements on simplification of registration and readmission of persons residing without permission, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry’s press service said Oct. 10, Trend reports.
After the ratification of the agreements, a visa-free entry and exit for persons, who have diplomatic and service passports, will be ensured between the two countries and visa obtaining process will be facilitated for the persons from other categories.
The agreements were signed after a meeting between Elmar Mammadyarov and Didier Burkhalter as part of the Azerbaijani minister’s official visit to Switzerland.
During the meeting, the sides expressed satisfaction with the development of relations between Azerbaijan and Switzerland, and noted the existence of an active political dialogue between the two countries.