EU Council underlines importance of timely finalization of visa liberalization process for Ukraine

22:30, 14 November 2016
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The next summit of Eastern Partnership is scheduled for November 2017 in Brussels, according to the conclusions of the Foreign Affairs Council meeting held November 14, an UNIAN correspondent reports.

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"The Council looks forward to the next Eastern Partnership Summit to be held in November 2017 in Brussels, and will revert to this matter before the summer," the conclusions read.

The Summit will review the results delivered by the Eastern Partnership since Riga and will discuss the way forward in further strengthening cooperation between the partner countries and the EU as well as among the partners.

“The Council underlines the importance of a timely finalization of the decision making processes required for visa liberalisation for both Georgia and Ukraine,” the document says.

Read alsoPresident: We do everything to ensure introduction of visa-free regime for UkrainiansThe Council also looks forward to “consideration in due course of the possible opening of a visa dialogue with Armenia and welcomes, steps made in implementation of the Mobility Partnership with Azerbaijan”, welcoming the recent signature of the Mobility Partnership with Belarus and looking forward to conclusion of the negotiations of the Visa Facilitation Agreement and Readmission Agreement.

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