Iran abolish visas for Russian tourist groups
The Iranian government adopted a decree on visa abolition for tourist groups from Russia, the Iranian Cabinet said in a statement published on its website.
"The Council of Ministers enacted to establish a mutual visa-free regime for group trips of the citizens of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Russian Federation," Sputnik cited the statement as saying.
In late March, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visited Russia. Following the meeting, the governments of Russia and Iran concluded an agreement on visa-free trips for tourist groups.