As reported by Censor.NET, the text of the letter dated Dec. 6 has been obtained by Radio Svoboda.
Tusk says the European Union risks losing not only the social, political and economic interests but also its credibility. Those who trusted the EU leaders can not eventually fall victims to bloc's internal disputes, the president of the European Council adds.
According to him, the EU put forward strict criteria for its partners to meet at the cost of painful reforms and often with great political risk.
Tusk is convinced a reliable and efficient visa suspension mechanism must exist. However, a real rather than ideal solution to this issue should be found.
RFE/RL Brussels correspondent Rikard Jozwiak says on Twitter the trialogue on a visa suspension mechanism starts at 6 p.m. Kyiv time, Dec. 7, adding a compromise on the time of the first period of suspension - nine months - can be reached.
No official information about the negotiations has been published.
On Nov. 17, the Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) agreed on the abolition of visas for Ukrainians. At the same time, the EU stated the introduction of a visa-free regime for Ukraine would be possible only after a relevant visa suspension mechanism was adopted.
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