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 “I’m waiting for parliament’s decision,” - Poroshenko on introduction of visa regime with Russia

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko believes that the issue of introduction of visa requirements for Russian citizens falls under purview of the Verkhovna Rada.

As reported by Censor.NET citing Interfax-Ukraine, the head of state told a briefing in Kyiv on Thursday when asked about the prospects of introducing visa requirements for Russians.

"I'm waiting for the parliament's decision," Poroshenko said.

The president added that the issue required public discussion.

Read more: Petro Poroshenko Bloc parliamentary faction will not support visa regime with Russia, - MP Honcharenko

Earlier, Verkhovna Rada Chairman Andrii Parubii advocated visa regime introduction with the Russian Federation as well as expansion of sanctions against it.

 
 
 
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