The European Commission would like Before the end of 2015 to offer Ukraine the visa liberalisation, Kiev has made significant progress, said the head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker.
"The intention of the Commission Before the end of the year to offer the liberalization of the visa regime. The decision to be taken by the EU on the basis of proposals of the European Commission, and I will do everything that the Commission's position was as positive as possible ", – he said after talks in Brussels with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, RIA " Novosti ".
Juncker said That Poroshenko assured him of his intention to move quickly on the issue of reforms, This will enable the EC to allocate the last 2 tranche of aid to Kiev." We discussed all the reforms which are carried out today in the Ukraine, constitutional reform, reform of the Public administration. On this and on other issues the Manager assured me the progress that Ukraine and the Ukrainian Parliament assume in the near future to implement. That will give us the opportunity to make a positive conclusion on the allocation of the last 2 tranches of our financial program ", – Juncker said. August 25, Poroshenko said That in the near future Ukraine will report on the implementation of reforms before the European Union (EU) in order to obtain a visa-free regime. On August 18, Poroshenko has announced That Kiev was sent to the European Commission final report to provide a visa-free regime for trips of Ukrainians to the EU. At the end of July, foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said That the European Union States did not call Ukraine no specific terms of easing the visa regime, which Kiev wants to go. June 22, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk instructed the Ministry of justice of the country to finish all the necessary preparations for the introduction of a visa-free regime with the EU countries. In early summer Poroshenko criticized the work of the State migration service, threatening the dismissal of the officials that impede the achievement of visa-free regime between Ukraine and the European Union. Also Poroshenko said That the Ukrainian staff of the foreign Ministry are required to achieve the introduction of a visa-free regime with the European Union in 2016. Prior to this, the source said That the European Union will be able to note the visa regime with Ukraine only after graduation or complete freeze on its territory of armed conflict.