French Foreign Ministry assures of support for granting visa-free regime to Ukraine09.06.2016 17:58 468
France supports the principle of visa regime liberalization and discusses the issue of Ukraine with the European partners according to the established criteria.
French Foreign Ministry spokesman Romain Nadal said this in Paris, answering the question from an Ukrinform correspondent about France’s concerns over liberalization of visa regime with Ukraine.
"France supports the principle of visa liberalization. We discuss the situation in Ukraine with our European partners according to the established [in the European Union] criteria," the diplomat said.
As reported, Germany, France and Italy want to obtain additional guarantees that Ukraine and Georgia, as well as Turkey and Kosovo (within the visa package framework) are ready for visa-free regime with the Schengen area.