Bezviz Ukraine will start working in a few months, EU Ambassador in Ukraine

Безвиз для Украины начнет работать через несколько месяцев, - посол ЕС в Украине

Visa-free regime for Ukraine will start working in a few months. This was in Kharkov, said the EU Ambassador to Ukraine Hugues Mingarelli, transfers “UNIAN”.

“The European authorities have decided that in a few months the citizens of Ukraine will be able to travel to EU countries without visas. This decision has already been made. There is a consent of all 28 EU countries. Visa-free regime will come into force in a few months. I can’t give an exact date, but we are talking only about legal formalities within the European Union,” said Mingarelli.

Recall that the European Parliament postponed the consideration of granting Ukraine a visa-free regime on 1 February 2017 Issue will be considered by MEPs in the first reading.

Earlier it was reported that on 14 December the European Parliament will host a debate on the suspension of visa-free regime, and the vote is scheduled for December 15. After the decision of this question, MEPs should begin to address the issue of introducing a visa-free regime for Ukraine.

After approval of the document on the suspension bezveza in the European Parliament it will be granted on the approval of the EU Council. According to experts, depending on how quickly Brussels will be to make decisions, it is hoped that in early 2017, in January or February, the visa-free regime for Ukraine will start to work.