Office of the UN Secretary General spoke about Estonia’s entry ban for Russians


The United Nations is against discrimination, but respects the right of countries to have their own visa policy. This was stated at a briefing on Thursday by the representative of the UN Secretary General Stefan Dujarric in response to a request to comment on the decision of the Estonian authorities to ban entry for Russian citizens with Schengen visas.

“Countries have the right to pursue their own visa policy,” leads TASS words of the representative of the office of the UN Secretary General.

To a clarifying question about whether he sees infringement of the rights of Russian citizens in such appeals, Dujarric replied that the UN “opposes discrimination.” The senior UN official declined to comment further on the topic.


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