MOSCOW, March 22 (UPI) --
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev
, speaking at an international trade meeting Friday, called for abolition of visas between Russia and EU countries.
Speaking in Moscow at a news conference after a Russia-European Union plenary session, Medvedev called visa formalities "a rather difficult barrier between people."
Russian and the European Union have had a dialogue on visa relations since 2007 and are attempting to accelerate the process of abolishing visa restrictions, the Russian ITAR-Tass news agency said Friday.
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