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17.05.2017 - 16: 04

EU to abolish visas for Ukraine

EP President Antonio Tajani, and the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Presidency of the EU Council of Malta Carmelo Abela signed the last document to provide Ukraine visa-free regime should be from a live broadcast from Strasbourg.

Tajani and Abel at the plenary session of the EP signed the margins of the EU Council Regulation and the European Parliament, amending the Regulation on the visa list by March 15 2001 years. At the ceremony attended by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.

After the signing of the regulations will be published in the Official Journal of the European Union and later 20 days will come into force - approximately 11 of June.

Citizens of Ukraine will be able to travel to the Schengen countries, as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland for a period of not more than 90 days within six months. In this case, a work permit and study in the EU visa-free regime does not.

will need a biometric passport to cross the border Ukrainians also recommended to have a return ticket, hotel reservation confirmation, an invitation from relatives, medical insurance and money at the rate of not less than 45 euros for each day of stay in the EU.

Should Ukraine to any "serious questions" about the problems with migration and security, visa-free regime can abolish. The introduction of such a mechanism was a condition for the abolition of visas for citizens of Ukraine and Georgia.

A source: RIA News

Tags: EU, Ukraine, Visa, Politics

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