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 EU takes all possible steps for soonest visa liberalization for Ukraine, - Johannes Hahn

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin held a meeting with the European Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn at Munich Security Conference on Feb. 18, 2017.

Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.

The parties discussed in detail the main aspects of EU-Ukraine cooperation agenda. Firstly, the counterparts underlined the importance of appropriate response on the aggravate the security situation in Donbas and preservation of the EU sanctions imposed against Russian Federation until the stop of the Russian aggression.

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Particularly, the EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn focused on further the EU support to implementation process of domestic reforms in Ukraine, putting emphasis upon EU's clear realizing the challenging situation related to continued Russian military aggression under which Ukraine is bound to implement essential reforms.

Johannes Hahn reassured that the EU takes all possible steps for soonest ratification of the Association Agreement and Visa Liberalization for Ukrainians.

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On Feb. 2, 2017 Georgia was granted visa-free travel by EP's vast majority.

Last week President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said Ukraine's visa-free travel to be decided by summer 2017.

RFE/RL Brussels correspondent Rikard Jozwiak earlier said the European Parliament is likely to approve a visa suspension mechanism without a vote on Feb. 13, 2017.
 
 
 
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