Press Secretary of the President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis Gustav Kikusts denied these data, first published in the published microblog of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on his Twitter account that Latvia is going to introduce visa-free regime with Ukraine, from 1 January 2016.
the Latvian leader on Tuesday, is on a visit in Kiev. First published in profile Poroshenko on Twitter appeared information about the fact that the presidents of Latvia and Ukraine came to an agreement on the visa-free regime from 1 January 2016. A few hours later, the letter was removed.
"The issue of visa-free regime with Latvia Ukraine during the meeting of heads of countries. The conversation concerned free trade between Ukraine and countries of Europe. To declare visa-free regime too bold. Where an error has occurred in this situation, I don't know, " said Kikusts Latvian media.
Latvia is a EU member since 2004. The Republic is also included in the Schengen visa-free zone.
Kiev hopes to get visa-free regime with the European Union in early 2016. However, for this it is necessary to fulfill several conditions. For example, the story is about the improvement of the passport surveillance at borders and the introduction of internal passports of the European model in the form of a biometric ID card. The issuance of new documents is expected to begin in the coming year.