Lebanese Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi said in a statement to Al-Iraqiya News that the Lebanese government had previously exempted some Arab and European countries from a visa to enter Lebanon.
“Today the Iraqi citizen can enter Lebanon without a visa using the passport, Iraqi citizen is given a one-month stay, renewable for three months free of charge.”
He added that the Lebanese government is keen to establish good relations with all friendly countries, and this decision is the result of what the government saw as appropriate for developing these relations, noting that “there is reciprocity between us and Iraq.”
Mawlawi explained that “the Lebanese government wanted to develop relations in this direction with the Iraqi Republic.”
“The decision has become effective and we have reported it to Public Security for implementation,” he added.
It’s noteworthy that Lebanese citizens cannot enter Iraq without a visa, that could be obtained through the embassy or upon arrival.
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