That the European Parliament still had not considered the question of granting a visa-free regime for Ukraine is an internal problem of the European Union. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, reports TSN.
«What we heard today from the European Union is, of course, their understanding of what is happening now with the coordination mechanism to respond to migration risks. That is, it is an internal problem of the EU, nothing to do with us,» Klimkin said.
The Minister noted that the exact date bezveza with Ukraine now depends on the European Parliament when its members agree on the mechanism of impact on migration. We can talk about weeks.
«Let me explain the real problem. The problem is whether the European Parliament have a direct impact on the suspension of visa-free regime, or the issue will be taken only by members. As soon as this issue will be resolved immediately will have the answer and direct way to a visa — free regime», — said Klimkin.
The negotiation process is between the three organizations: European Commission, European Council and the European Parliament. This was told Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine Ivanna klympush-Tsintsadze in the air Эспрессо.TV.
«Ukraine is not part of the negotiation process, because we are talking about dialogue between the three organizations: European Commission, European Council and the European Parliament concerning the mechanism of suspension», she said.
The Vice Prime Minister said that working with European partners, it was clear that bezviz to be extremely difficult.
«But the decision, which was November 17, relative to the positive approval of Ukraine visa-free regime, but also, as in the case of Georgia, tied it to effect a possible mechanism for the temporary suspension bezveza with third countries of the Schengen countries is a big step forward which means that a positive solution exists. But now everything depends on the processes that Ukraine has no control,» — said klympush-Tsintsadze.
Earlier it was reported that the European Parliament has done everything possible to speed up the abolition of visa regime for Ukrainian citizens, but now some countries-EU members hinder the progress of the negotiations. This was stated to journalists by the President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz prior to the summit Ukraine-EU on Thursday, November 24, in Brussels.
Klimkin said, depends on whom the exact date of the granting of a visa-free regime for Ukraine 25.11.2016