Ukraine has fulfilled all obligations to Europe, and now the European Parliament will do everything possible myself, for the Ukrainians to get a visa-free regime. This was stated on air of TV channel “112 Ukraine”, member of the EP from Sweden Anna Maria Corazza-Bildt
According to her, the Ukrainians should be able to travel freely in the European Union.
“The European Parliament will press the EU to the procedure for granting Ukraine visa-free regime has been completed. Kiev has fulfilled its obligations. Now it’s our turn. Ukrainians must be able to travel freely to the EU, meet with people here. Friendship, kinship, business development is very important,” – said the Deputy.
As you know, today the European Parliament voted for granting Ukraine visa-free regime. This decision was supported 521 MEP.
Now the decision of the European Parliament will have to approve the EU Council on 26 April, then in may, a ceremony of signing the document. After all these procedures the decision will be published in the official journal of the European Union and after 20 days bezviz for Ukraine will come into force. Tentatively it will be in June.
In turn, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko declared that while early to rejoice to the decision of Europe. According to him, today’s decision of the European Parliament does not mean open borders.
Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, said the final approval “bezveze” for Ukraine.