Citizens of Ukraine began to face increased difficulties In the capture of Schengen visas, said the Ukrainian media.
indicating the information of the Minister of foreign Affairs Paul klimkina, "European Pravda" informs that "certain consulates consciously not give visa to our compatriots, even when they are entitled to it," reports the news Agency.
Thus, relying on the words of the outsiders, the media commented that the list of these States was not announced, but the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs stated that " the foreign Ministry carries out pressure on them, demanding to return to a previous practice." The book also gives statistics for 2014, according to which " of the 22 countries belonging to the Schengen area, 16 increased the number of refusals of visas for Ukrainians in comparison with the year 2013 "." Switzerland and Finland began to refuse 3 times more often, Spain, Portugal, Greece and Sweden - almost twice. Record set Belgium: bounce Rate in 2013 from this Kingdom, and so was one of the largest - almost 5 ? % of the total number of references, but last year it increased to 9. 5 percent, "writes" European true ". The publication also added that in the past year, some countries even improved the statistics of the issuance of visas "." the most important thing is Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia, Estonia and Poland. The bounce rate decreased similarly in Germany, although it remained at a high level ", - stated in the message. The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has stated many times that the deputies of the European Parliament will assist Ukraine in 2016 to get visa-free regime ". For its part, the Plenipotentiaries of the EU was announced in September of the current year to consider the report of the European Commission on visa regime with Ukraine. In addition, the head of Ukraine holds out hope that in the next 5-6 years Ukraine will be able to apply for EU membership.