The European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs stated that Ukraine did not violate the terms of the visa-free regime as Mykola Tochytsky, the Representative of Ukraine to the EU reported at Facebook.
'The Committee of the European Parliament on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs discussed the first report of the European Commission within the preventive mechanism towards the visa-free regime for the third countries. The main conclusion is that all countries, including Ukraine continue to stick to the criteria of the visa liberalization and stay devoted to the further implementation of all taken commitments', Tochytsky said.
According to him, the committee noted the positive results of the implementation of the visa-free agreements will all visa-free countries that were monitored within the preventive mechanism.
'Of course, there is a number of the recommendation that we will take into account during the further reforms. The important accent should be laid at the broadening of the information campaign on the observance of the rules of the visa-free regime', the ambassador added.
The visa-free regime between the EU and Ukraine took effect on June 11, 2017; the European Parliament approved the respective decision on April 6. 52,000 Ukrainians crossed the EU border on the first day of the visa-free regime.
As we reported the European Commission submitted six claims to Ukraine about visa liberalization. It also paid attention to the holding of the anti-corruption reform.