Estonian PM insists Georgia, Ukraine be granted visa-free regime ASAP

23:33, 07 June 2016
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Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas says that Georgia and Ukraine have fulfilled all their commitments for visa-free travel to the European Union, and they should be granted the visa-free regime without any additional conditions.


"Georgia and Ukraine have complied with the established criteria and therefore, must be granted the visa-free regime as soon as possible. The issue of authority and the European Union being taken seriously is at stake," he said in Tallinn on Tuesday while meeting with Latvian counterpart Maris Kucinskis, the press service of the Estonian government reported.

Read alsoMEPs recommend not to consider visa-free regime for Georgia, Ukraine in one packageAs was reported, the European Parliament does not plan to consider visa-free travel for Georgia before October.

This could have consequences for Ukraine, as the EU has been discussing visa-free regime suspension mechanisms.

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