President Petro Poroshenko congratulated Ukrainians with the introduction of a visa-free regime.
“Visa-free regime in Ukraine earned! Glory To Europe! Glory To Ukraine!”, – stated in the message of the President on Twitter.
Also congratulated the Ukrainians and Kyiv mayor Vitaly Klitschko .
“Visa-free regime for Ukrainians is an important political issue”, – said Klitschko in a video posted on his page in Facebook. Kyiv mayor added that this is proof that Europeans appreciate the desire of Ukrainians to implement European values and standards of life in Ukraine. He also stressed that Ukrainians proved to the world that Ukraine – is Europe, and European integration was the main demand of the Ukrainian society, with which people came to the Revolution of dignity.
Joined the congratulations and the former Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk. “The European dream of Ukraine becoming a reality! I sincerely congratulate all Ukrainians and am grateful to anyone who does not believe in cheating and winning,” he wrote on his page on “Facebook”.
We will remind, Ukrainians today can enjoy a visa-free regime and without additional difficulty to travel to Europe. From midnight June 11, 2017, all citizens of Ukraine who have biometric passports will be able to visit without visas for 30 European countries: all EU countries except the UK and Ireland as well as Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Iceland and Norway. Ukrainians can stay there up to 90 days within each 180 days.