Latvian president urges to revoke visas and residence permits for war supporters

Latvia itself stopped issuing tourist visas to Russians from the first day of the war – February 24, but Russian tourists enter Latvia on tourist visas issued by other Schengen countries. In the photo: President of Latvia Egils Levits.A photo: INTS KALNINS, Scanpix

Residence permits and visas issued so far in Latvia to persons who support Russian aggression should be cancelled, President of the country Egils Levits said addressing the participants of the 23rd gathering of politically repressed Latvia in Ikskile on Saturday. Rus. Postman.

Levits believes that Latvia, together with Finland, Estonia, the Czech Republic and other like-minded countries, should put forward a demand at the European level to stop issuing tourist visas to Russian citizens.

Latvia itself stopped issuing tourist visas to Russians from the first day of the war – February 24, but Russian tourists enter Latvia on tourist visas issued by other Schengen countries.

The president also believes that the residence permits and visas already issued by Latvia should be reviewed – those who support Russian aggression should be canceled.

Residence permits should not be issued to those permanent residents of Latvia who will take Russian citizenship in the future, and these people should leave the country, the president believes.


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