Technically the issue of providing visa-free regime for Ukraine may be considered earlier – Gabriel

Технически вопрос предоставления безвизового режима Украине может быть рассмотрен раньше, - Габриэл

The speaker on the Ukrainian question Mariya Gabriel (Bulgaria, EPP), archive photo

The Ukrainian question regarding visa-free regime can be examined by the European Parliament faster for these opportunities. It is in the comment to the correspondent “112 Ukraine” said the speaker on the Ukrainian question Mariya Gabriel (Bulgaria, EPP).

“Yesterday during the Trialogue on Georgia, I noted that it is technically possible to hold for Ukraine. For example, the first of February, but it’s not the end of the procedure, because after he still need the vote of the European Parliament, then the decision of the EU Council, publication in the official journal of the EU, and it means the end of April,” she said.

While Gabriel has promised to publish the answer of the European Council received.

As reported, the European Parliament postponed consideration of a question on granting of visa-free regime for Ukraine from 18 January to 1 February 2017 Issue will be considered by MEPs in the first reading.

Yesterday, December 13, the European Parliament (EP) and the Council of the European Union agreed on the issue of visa liberalization for Georgia – it can be put to a vote in the EP in January.