New 5-Year Schengen Visa Policy Boosts EU-GCC Travel Ties

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The European Union (EU) has recently announced a transformative update in its visa policy which now allows nationals from Saudi Arabia, Oman, and Bahrain to obtain a 5-year multiple-entry Schengen visa. This significant move, announced during the EU-GCC Forum on Regional Security and Cooperation in Luxembourg, heralds a new era of strengthened ties and ease…

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European Parliament Extends Visa-Free Travel to Kosovo Serbs: A Step Towards Inclusivity or a Sovereignty Issue?

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In a significant move on April 23, 2024, the European Parliament cast a decisive vote that reshaped the travel dynamics for a specific group in the Balkans—Kosovo Serbs holding passports issued by the Serbian Coordination Directorate. With 406 votes in favor, this decision enables these individuals to enter the EU without a visa for stays…

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