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EP Committee votes in favour of lifting Schengen visa for Kuwaitis

EP Committee votes
EP Committee votes
BRUSSELS, Dec 1 (KUNA) -- MEPs approved visa-free travel for up to 90 days for citizens of Kuwait, if it agrees to a moratorium on death penalties, as well as Qatar, Oman and Ecuador.
In a draft report approved on Thursday (42 votes in favour, 16 against, 0 abstaining), the Civil Liberties Committee endorseD a proposal to grant visa-free travel of up to 90 days to citizens of Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Ecuador.
In the case of Kuwait, MEPs support visa freedom on condition of a moratorium on the application of the death penalty, which should be in place before visa freedom is implemented through bilateral negotiations. (pickup previous) nk.mt