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Arseniy Yatsenyuk: We expect an official statement of the President of the European Commission on the implementation by Ukraine of all the requirements for a visa-free regime
18.12.2015 | 10:35
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT OF THE SECRETARIAT OF THE CMU

http://www.kmu.gov.ua/img/1x1.gif"We expect an official announcement and a public statement by (the President of the European Commission) Jean-Claude Juncker about the fact that Ukraine has fulfilled all the requirements for a visa-free regime for the citizens of Ukraine to travel to the European Union", said Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk at a Government meeting on Friday, December 18.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk stressed that Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin had informed about the events in Brussels, where today the decision of the European Commission on granting Ukraine a visa-free regime with the EU is due to be announced.

"I would like to congratulate everyone on the fact that an official announcement and a public statement by (the President of the European Commission) Jean-Claude Juncker about the fact that Ukraine has fulfilled all the requirements for a visa-free regime for the citizens of Ukraine to travel to the European Union," Arseniy Yatsenyuk accentuated.

He called it the result of joint activities: "When we work together, we always succeed. It is the result of the work of the President of Ukraine, who was in Brussels. It is the result of the work of the Government, and it is the result of the work of the Ukrainian Parliament that despite all the difficulties supported the government's initiative and voted in favour of the necessary laws".

"This is a significant step on the way towards our European integration, when Ukrainian citizens get a chance to travel across the territory of our Europe without visas, as Ukraine is a part of the European family", said Arseniy Yatsenyuk.

 

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