Dimitris Avramopoulos

EU denies link between Georgia visa waiver and refugee centers proposal

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Europe|Tags: , |

EU Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A member of the European Unions executive branch denies that there is any connection between a proposal to host refugee centers in Georgia and the recent decision to allow visa-free travel to the Schengen area for Georgian passport holders. […]

EU’s Avramopoulos optimistic about visa-free travel for Georgians

By | April 2nd, 2016|Categories: Europe|Tags: , |

Dimitris Avramopoulos. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The EU’s commissioner for home affairs Dimitris Avramopoulos said Saturday that he is confident that the EU Parliament will support the proposed visa liberalization for Georgia. After meeting with Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, the commissioner […]

EU Commission proposes visa-free travel to Schengen for Georgians

By | March 9th, 2016|Categories: Europe|Tags: , |

Dimitris Avramopoulos. (Official photo.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The EU Commission on Wednesday proposed to lift visa requirements for Georgian citizens. If approved by the Union’s legislative bodies, Georgians may be able to visit the Schengen area without a visa from this summer. […]