MINSK, 19 September (BelTA) - The Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has no information confirming the ban on entry of Belarusian citizens with Schengen visas to Poland and the Baltic countries, BelTA has learned.
"As of today, the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has no official information on this matter," the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
Earlier, a number of media outlets reported that Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland are imposing a ban on the entry of citizens of Russia and Belarus with Schengen visas issued in other EU countries. RIA Novosti published this information with reference to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia.
Yet, BelTA did not find the information on the website of the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirming that this ban applies to citizens of Belarus. One of news reports said that Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland will prohibit the entry for Russian citizens who have a short-term Schengen visa. In Estonia, the entry ban comes into force on 19 September.