Rada to consider visa liberalization with EU next week - Hroysman

Source : 112 Ukraine

The speaker promised it to the European Commissioner
15:36, 25 September 2015

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At the next plenary week Verkhovna Rada will consider the bill to implement Action Plan to liberalize EU's visa regime concerning Ukraine. Volodymyr Hroysman, speaker of the parliament, stated it during the meeting with Vera Yurova,  European Commissioner for justice, gender equality and consumers, the press service of the Verkhovna Rada reports.

"I am convinced that during the next plenary week we will consider these issues", said Hroysman.

Earlier, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin stated that he expects starting of visa-free regime with the European Union during the second half of 2016. By December 15, Ukraine must have fulfilled all the EU’s conditions and provide a report.

Among the other conditions, the EU requires to improve passport control at the borders and to introduce internal passports of European standards in the form of biometric ID-card.

Related: This autumn European Union missions will visit Ukraine to evaluate country’s progress in visa-free issues

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