Poroshenko: Ukraine will be granted EU visa-free travel in autumn

17:27, 03 September 2016
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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Ukraine will be granted EU visa-free travel in autumn.

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"I'm confident we will win, I'm confident we'll change the country, and I'm sure we'll get a visa-free regime in autumn. The city of Vinnytsia is in the avant-garde as a European capital," he said at the celebration on the occasion of the Day of City in Vinnytsia on Saturday.

On September 5, the European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs will hear a report on visa liberalization for Ukraine.

Read alsoUkraine increases issuance of visas to foreigners by 50%On April 20, the European Commission sent a motion to the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, proposing the cancellation of visas for Ukraine. This proposal was the result of the positive assessment by the European Commission in December 2015, confirming, among other things, that Ukraine successfully fulfilled all the provisions of its Visa Liberalization Plan.

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