EC to submit proposal for visa-free regime with Ukraine "very soon" – EU official

21:30, 26 January 2016
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The European Commission will submit "very soon" a legislative proposal to provide Ukraine a visa-free regime with the European Union, while Kyiv will have to fulfill its obligations in the first quarter of 2016, Head of Division for bilateral relations with the Eastern Partnership countries in the European External Action Service Dirk Schuebel said on Tuesday, an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels reported.

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"There is no concrete date set yet for the legislative proposal, but it should happen very soon," stated the European diplomat during a Ukraine-EU Association Committee meeting at the European Parliament.

Read alsoEU-Ukraine summit scheduled for MayIn this regard, Schuebel stressed that it is very important that Ukraine “deliver on the commitments in the first quarter of 2016 in order to facilitate the discussions [on this issue] in the EU Council and to convince those Member States which are still a bit hesitating.

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