The Czech Republic joins eight European countries that have already closed their borders to Russians
The Czech Republic from October 25 will ban the entry of Russian tourists with Schengen visas visas issued by any EU country, Praguemorning reports.
“From Tuesday, October 25, Russian citizens with a valid Schengen visa issued by any EU member state traveling with tourist, sports or cultural purposes, will be denied entry into the Czech Republic. This decision was approved by the government at a meeting on Wednesday, “- quotes the publication of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the country Jan Lipavsky.
According to him, every day through international airport in the Czech Republic arrives up to 200 citizens of Russia.
The publication recalls that in this way the Czech Republic joins the Baltic countries, Poland and Finland, which have already closed their borders to Russian tourists. Nine EU countries, including the Czech Republic, refused to issue tourist visas to Russians.