EP appoints Mariya Gabriel rapporteur on EU visa-free regime for Ukraine

The European Parliament has appointed Mariya Gabriel rapporteur on granting Ukraine visa-free regime with the EU.

Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.

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37-year-old Mariya Gabriel is a Bulgarian national representing Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party. She has been a Member of the European Parliament since 2009.

Mariya Gabriel is also rapporteur on granting Georgia visa-free regime with EU and bilateral agreement on the abolition of visas between the EU and Peru.

Earlier, the European Commission announced the submission of a legislative proposal on visa liberalization for Ukraine April 20.

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The procedure for preparation and review of the document in the European Parliament takes at least one month. It must be adopted by the EU Council following the approval by the European Parliament.Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n389818