Poroshenko lists conditions to gain visa-free regime in 2016

10:59, 22 May 2015
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Ukraine has to implement a set of necessary reforms by November to meet the criteria to obtain a visa-free regime with the EU, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said during the opening of the Riga summit on Thursday, the press service of the head of state reported.


"We adopted a declaration with the European People's Party, and I am fully satisfied with this," he said.

"It is a strong signal and a political solution with regard to economic support, political support, or specific criteria to be met by Ukraine for visa liberalization, and that we need to achieve by November, for the final assessment mission," Poroshenko said.

Poroshenko also said that in this case the visa-free regime could be introduced in 2016.

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