Conclusion the transition of the European Union on visa-free regime for short trips of citizens of Georgia and Ukraine is unlikely to be accepted by the EU until the end of 2016, said the European diplomatic source in Brussels close to the European Parliament (EP).
"In view of the upcoming elections next year in a number of EU countries and the sentiment of the opinions of a large number of citizens in these countries, according to information available, decisions on liberalization of visa regime with Georgia and Ukraine Should not wait", Greg said the interviewer RIA " Novosti ".
according to the electronic version of the European edition of the newspaper Political liberalization agreements on visa-free regime for Georgia, Kosovo, Ukraine and Turkey depends on the Contracting governments (EU) and the EP deputies about the so-called mechanism, which in emergency situations allows you to restore the visa regime. According to the information given in the e-newsletter publication, MEPs demonstrate in this issue restraint. However, the parliamentary Commissioner of the Department said that " to predict how long the negotiation process (in Ukraine), it is impossible, it may take one or more months, but the dialogue will be initiated without delay." Remember, in early autumn, the Ukrainian head Petro Poroshenko has asked the EU to speed up ratification of visa-free regime. He also made a promise that before the abolition of visas with the EU have only a few weeks. Yesterday the European Parliament Committee on civil liberties, justice and home Affairs (LIBE) overwhelmingly voted in support of the EU visa-free regime for Ukraine. Before that, the foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin expressed the view that the European Parliament will vote for the introduction of a visa-free regime with Kiev until November. On 5 September the European Parliament (EP) civil liberties, internal and General Affairs, which supported the abolition of visas between the EU and Georgia and the breakaway Republic of Kosovo, said that the expression of the will on visa-free regime with Ukraine will be held at the end of September or mid-October. Note that the abolition of visas for citizens of Ukraine for entry into the European Union will not affect traveling for work.