A bill on the ratification of an agreement on the introduction of a visa-free regime between Armenia and Moldova was submitted to parliament on Monday, September 11, Novosti Armenia reports.
Introducing the bill to Armenian lawmakers, deputy foreign minister Shavarsh Kocharyan saidthere is a provision on mutual visa-free visits within the CIS.
"Moldova, like Armenia, is a CIS member. This is a standard agreement allowing citizens of Armenia to stay in Moldova for six months without visas, and vice versa," Kocharyan explained.
According to him, the deal will apply to holders of both diplomatic and ordinary passports.
The Armenian government on August 6 approved a visa waiver regime for the Japanese citizens starting from September 6. Japan was the sixth country to receive a visa waiver from Armenia in 2017.