Head of Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mine and Agriculture of Iran Gholam Hossein Shafeie said on Thursday that during President Hassan Rouhani's recent visit to Iraq, issuing visas for Iranian businessmen was lifted in an agreement.
US citizens traveling to Europe without a visa will be a thing of the past come 2021. The European Union announced on Friday that American travelers will need a new type of visa – a European Travel Information and Authorization System or ETIAS – to visit the European Schengen Area, CNN reported.
Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Iranian Affairs Hassan Ghashghavi said Iran was ready to completely remove visa requirements for arrival of all foreign nationals in the country in a reciprocal approach.
As millions of Iranians are expected to travel to Iraq for upcoming religious rituals, Iran’s Foreign Ministry says the country regrets Baghdad’s decision to retain the standing visa restrictions between the two sides.