This was announced by the European Parliament, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.
The EU Parliament says it plans to consider the mechanism of visa-free waiver in the first reading on Jan. 18, 2017.
Earlier, the EU government bodies defined that visa liberalization for Ukrainian citizens should come into effect simultaneously with implementation of mechanism for waiver of visa-free regime with any country.
Earlier, both EU officials and Ukrainian president expressed hopes that the issue of visa-free travel for Ukrainians will be settled by the end of 2016.
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