Almost 2,000 Ukrainians crossed EU border under visa-free regime, - State Border Guard

Source : 112 Ukraine

Over the first weekend since the regime took effect, most of the Ukrainian citizens entered the EU visa Polish checkpoints
09:13, 12 June 2017

112 Agency

As of 6 a.m. Monday, 1894 Ukrainians enjoyed the benefits of visa-free regime with the EU; State Border Guard reported that on June 12.

’78 percent of these travelers crossed the border via land checkpoints, another 22 percent used aerial checkpoints,’ the governmental agency’s press department said.

Most of the mentioned number of people entered the EU via Polish checkpoints.

As 112 International reported, since midnight June 11, all Ukrainian citizens who own biometric IDs can travel across 30 EU member countries without visas, except for the UK and Ireland, but including Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Iceland and Norway. Ukrainians can stay in these countries for 90 days throughout the 180-days-long period.   

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