Thirty years after the recognition of the Republic of Croatia this is “a new recognition”, the minister said commenting on the announcement by the US Department of Homeland Security about Croatia joining the Visa Waiver Program.
Exactly a year has passed since the end of the fiscal year in the United States and that was the deadline for Croatia to submit a sufficient number of qualified applications, which means the visa refusal rate had to be below three percent, he recalled.
That qualified Croatia for the cancellation of visa requirements in addition to some other minor conditions, such as security in air traffic, he said.
The next step that both countries are expecting soon is signing an agreement on avoiding double taxation, which will facilitate business communication.
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