Schulz: the European Parliament is ready to cancel visa regime for Ukrainians

The European Parliament is ready to cancel visa regime for Ukrainians to support the reform and further economic development of Ukraine.

About it in the video message to the members of the European business Association said the head of the EP Martin Schulz, reports «European true».

«Despite the crisis, the EU does not forget about Ukraine and the conflict in the East of Ukraine», – said Schultz.

«I want to emphasize that not only Ukraine needs the EU, but the EU needs Ukraine. That is why we will continue to support Ukraine, our goal remains the same – economically developed and free Ukraine», – said the head of the European Parliament.

According to Schultz, it is in this context, the European Parliament is ready to support the abolition of the visa regime for Ukraine.

«We are confident that it (the abolition of the visa regime) will lead to increased foreign investment in Ukraine and to economic growth, which is badly needed by Ukraine,» – said ONTs.

However, the head of the European Parliament noted that «part of the work must be done by Ukraine».

«We see that in Ukraine still there are contradictions. That is why you have to continue anti-corruption and judicial reform and the implementation of the Minsk agreements», – said the President of the European Parliament.

It was reported that almost all leaders of Ukrainian parliamentary factions signed a draft statement to the European Parliament and the Council of the EU on the issue of granting Ukraine visa-free regime without delay.

On 10 November the European Commissioner for enlargement and neighbourhood policy Johannes Hahn in conversation with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the European Union in the coming weeks will consider the introduction of a visa-free regime with Ukraine. «The EU Commissioner stressed once again that Ukraine has fulfilled all the criteria and in the coming weeks, the European Union must fulfil its commitments,» reported then in the press service of the Ukrainian President.




Schulz: the European Parliament is ready to cancel visa regime for Ukrainians 15.11.2016

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