Ukraine to receive visa-free travel with US if number of criteria are met, - Ambassador

Source : 112 Ukraine

Oksana Markarova considers the practice widespread among Ukrainians unacceptable when they go to the United States on tourist visas and then illegally stay there
09:24, 2 January 2022

Ukraine can obtain a visa-free regime with the United States, but must meet a number of criteria. This was stated by the Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Oksana Markarova in an interview with Radio Svoboda.

"This concerns domestic Ukrainian issues. In particular, the protection of borders, the exchange of information with the United States about lost or stolen passports," a representative of the Ukrainian diplomatic mission in the United States said.

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However, in this context, she considers unacceptable the percentage of refusals on tourist visas and the number of Ukrainians staying illegally in the United States. These indicators need to be normalized, and then the issue of visa liberalization can be brought up for political discussion between the two countries.

Meanwhile, Ukraine and Seychelles have agreed on mutual visa-free travel

"To approve the draft agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers and the Government of the Republic of Seychelles on mutual abolition of visa requirements," the text of the order reads.

You can enter and stay without a visa for up to 90 days in 180 days.

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