The head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker in a telephone conversation with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, which took place Yesterday, confirmed the prospect of providing Kiev visa-free regime with the EU, informs the press service of the Ukrainian President on Wednesday.
Poroshenko in his video address on Wednesday tried to convince the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada to take responsibility for the review on Thursday in the Parliament the package of draft laws, from the adoption of which depends on the liberalization of the visa regime for Ukraine from the European Union. Kiev hopes to get visa-free regime with the EU in 2016.
"the Manager has reminded that this spring at the conference "Eastern partnership" in Riga, he managed to achieve a political solution to the EU visa-free regime to be. The day before during telephone conversation the head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker confirmed this prospect ", - said in the report.
Kiev and the EU are implementing a program of liberalization of the visa regime. The Ukrainian authorities hope to receive a visa-free regime with the European Union in early 2016, for the Europeans require from Kiev to intensify the battle against illegal activity of officials, to reform at the border and bring the identity documents to the European model in the form of a biometric ID card. Before the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted in the first reading several draft laws, necessary for visa-free regime with the EU. In the future, the Parliament is obliged to accept them in General.