By: Lin Shu-huan and Ko Lin
Taipei, Oct. 8 (CNA) Taiwan has been included among several other countries eligible to apply for Russia's new electronic visa program effective next year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Thursday.
In a statement, the foreign ministry said it welcomed the initiative, which it believes will help promote cooperation and exchanges on the basis of existing bilateral relations.
MOFA's comments came after the Moscow-Taipei Coordination Commission on Economic and Cultural Cooperation (MTC) on Thursday posted on Facebook announcing that Russia was launching a unified electronic visa starting 2021. [FULL STORY]