Ukraine and Uruguay agreed to liberalize the visa regime bilaterally. Ukraine's Foreign Ministry reported that on Thursday afternoon.
As soon as the countries agree on certain formal details that need to be solved and the respective agreement takes force, Uruguay will become another country where Ukrainians can travel without visas.
'We make the world closer for Ukrainians, making travels more comfortable. This motto of ours opens new opportunities for our compatriots, and our passports will gain more points in the list of the world's most respected passports,' the Foreign Ministry said.
"The agreement provides that citizens of Ukraine who use passports for traveling abroad, valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry into the states of the other party, can enter, leave, transit and stay without visas on its territory for up to 90 days within 180 days," the press service of the Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko noted.
It is expected that the signing of the document will promote the cooperation between the countries, both in the consular, economic and humanitarian spheres, will allow bringing to a qualitatively new level the protection of the rights and interests of legal entities and individuals, activate contacts of business representatives, open additional opportunities for national tourist industries.
As it was reported earlier, Petro Poroshenko held the meeting with Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Qatar during the official visit to the state.
It is noted that the sides positively noted the visible intensification of the Ukraine-Qatar relations and active development of the trade and economic cooperation. Particularly, during the negotiations, the sides noted the presence of the various goods of agricultural industry complex and products of the domestic metallurgy at the Qatari market.