Ukraine and Japan have plans to simplify the visa regime for its citizens, said the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko after talks with Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe on the first day of the weekend.
"We also made a detailed examination of ways to simplify the visa regime for trips of Ukrainian Residents in Japan and agreed that in the coming time We will make the first important steps in this direction ", - said Poroshenko, reports " 112 Ukraine ". At the same time, the European Union Until in no hurry to cancel the visa regime with Ukraine. First 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. The European Union is obliged to submit a report on the issue by the end of 2015. 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. Adopted may 22, the final Declaration of the summit of "Eastern partnership" does not contain provisions for the granting of visa-free regime between Ukraine and Georgia.