Ukraine's Parliament on Thursday tried to convince the member States of the EU to sign up to present summit of "Eastern space" in Riga with an initiative to provide a positive signal with respect to the introduction of visa-free regime for citizens of Ukraine.
proper treatment of the Verkhovna Rada supported 228 parliamentarians with the necessary minimum of 226 votes.
The next summit in the composition of the list of activities of the EU "Eastern partnership" will be held in Riga on 21-22 may. Ukraine expects from the summit promoting the abolition of visas. Before the Commission presented a report on the execution by Kiev requirements in order to liberalize the visa regime. Review Commission, Ukraine has made significant progress on this path, but she still is supposed to do for the abolition of visas a lot of work in different areas. The EC also said that Kiev would not be offered a visa-free regime with the EU at the conference in Riga.
in the appeal it is noted that today Ukraine is at the final stage of implementation of the second phase of the action plan on visa liberalization with the EU, but this process is not over yet and Ukrainian society remains hopeful that the Riga summit will provide an opportunity to fix a clear vision of providing Kiev visa-free regime.
"taking into account the amount of reforms that Ukraine has already made on implementation of the action plan