At a technical and political level, the EU acknowledged that Ukraine had fulfilled all the requirements for the provision of a visa-free regime, he said at a meeting with journalists in Brussels, Europeiska Pravda reports.

According to Hahn, 144 criteria have been met and the electronic declaration was a huge step forward.

Read alsoPoroshenko announces new deadline for EU visa waivers for UkrainiansAt the same time, he emphasized that the task set by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker was very ambitious.

He added that the main question was to have a political will to this end as all technical aspects can be resolved very simply.

Read alsoTusk: All EU member states recognize Ukraine's readiness for visa waiversEarlier, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said that he considered it possible to take a decision on the introduction of a visa-free regime for Ukraine before the end of the year.