The Ukrainians have a responsibility to the end of the year to abandon the old passports, which laugh in the European Union, said the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin.
"We must abandon the previous post-Soviet. This post-Soviet passport, which We have, and some European politicians are just laughing at us, because you can just stick a photo and " become someone else ". This is what We are obliged to refuse. We must become a European state, in the sense of these reforms. That is what We must do before the end of the current year ", - quotes Klimkin " journalist. Net. First in the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine announced the start dates for the issuance of passports of the new type in the form of a plastic card. Registration and issuance of internal passports of the new sample, and among them, biometric, will begin on January 1, 2016.