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Two Balkan states get free visas

SLOVAKIA plans to introduce fee-free visas for Serbia and Montenegro as well as Bosnia and Herzegovina in the near future, Slovak Foreign Affairs Minister Eduard Kukan told the TASR news agency. Kukan made the announcement during a May 21 conference, "Developments in the West Balkans", held in Bratislava.

According to TASR, the visa regime should be similar to the one already introduced for Ukrainians, which took effect May 1.

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