Ukraine to receive visa liberalisation with EU by middle of June, - Yelisieiev

The legal decision on the liberalization of the visa regime for Ukrainian citizens can be made as early as mid-June 2017.

This was announced by Presidential Administration Deputy Head Kostiantyn Yelisieiev, Censor.NET reports citing Hromadske.

"We expect that in early April the European Parliament will draw a line under the visa liberalization issue and take an appropriate decision,'' he said.

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''Then the Council of the European Union should make a decision within a relatively short period of time. I expect that by mid-June Ukraine will get a legal decision on the visa-free travel," Yelisieiev said.

According to the diplomat, there are no political obstacles for Ukraine now, and the issue is solely technical and legal.

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On March 9, the EP's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs voted in favor of visa liberalization for Ukrainian citizens.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n431657