The European Commission has put forward Ukraine six requirements to continue a visa-free regime with the EU

The European Commission is making Ukraine a number of requirements, implementation of which depends on the visa-free regime with the European Union. This is stated in the published today in Brussels the report of the European Commission in the framework of the new mechanism to suspend visa-free regimes.

Ukraine is required to strengthen cooperation with EU institutions to fight against illegal migration through the territory of the country; to conduct an information campaign on the obligations and rights under the visa-free regime; to ensure the independence, effectiveness and sustainability of anti-corruption reforms, creating in particular the anti-corruption court; to restore the authority of the national Agency for prevention of corruption and to create an effective system of verification of electronic declarations; to repeal the amendments, which concern the electronic Declaration of income anti-corruption activists; to intensify efforts to combat organized crime, highlighting, in particular, sufficient resources of the National police.

The document States that Ukraine continues to fulfill the criteria for visa liberalization, but recent events in the country require more attention to reforms and to fighting corruption.

Separately, the National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU). The European Commission, in particular, concerned about the disclosure of information about its investigations to the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, and also the fact that in the Verkhovna Rada was removed from the agenda, but remains registered a bill that allows the Parliament to dismiss the heads of anti-corruption institutions.

On June 11 came into force on visa-free regime between Ukraine and the European Union. For visa-free travel abroad requires a biometric passport. Their results in Ukraine began on 1 January 2015.




The European Commission has put forward Ukraine six requirements to continue a visa-free regime with the EU 20.12.2017

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