Azarov hopes that in November EU to give Ukraine road map to join Schengen zone
Prime Minister of Ukraine...
Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov believes that on November 22, this year Ukraine-EU summit in Brussels, our state will receive the so-called road map for entering the Schengen area, according to the Department of Information and Communication of the Secretariat of the CMU. Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov stated this during the "Exam for authority" at the First National Channel.
"The European Union has assured the President and our delegation when we were in Brussels for whom this issue is a priority. That level of political leadership decided that such a plan or "road map" will be given to Ukraine" - Mykola Azarov said.
He noted that the document is ready and is considered by 27 EU member states. "This document is ready, it is now considered by all 27 countries within the EU, till November 22, the EU leadership at the summit will announce that the plan of action is adopted. According to Mykola Azarov, appropriate action needs consent of all members of the European Union.
The Prime Minister noted that some countries are actively supporting Ukraine in this regard. But there are those who take cautious position and would like to ensure Ukraine`s ability to resist illegal migration and to predict the potential volume of such migration: "When we meet with EU representatives, I usually cite an example that in Italy or Spain in the EU gets into hundreds times more illegal immigrants than in Ukraine."
"To all their objections we express our arguments, provide data, work and hope that still November 22, at the Summit the decision will be taken" - Mykola Azarov said.