PM Groysman: Bilateral ties between Ukraine and EU have strategic nature

06.10.2016 14:40 336

Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said during a meeting with the head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Hugo Mingarelli that Ukraine is awaiting a decision from the EU on the visa-free regime for Ukrainian citizens, the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine reports.

During the meeting, the Prime Minister stressed the need to fulfill the tasks on the agenda between the EU and Ukraine. In particular, the ratification of the Association Agreement, the use of the second tranche of macro-financial assistance to the sum of 600 million euros and the introduction of the visa-free regime for Ukrainian citizens.

"We expect a decision from the EU on the introduction of a visa-free regime for Ukrainian citizens," Groysman said, noting that Ukraine has, for its part, fulfilled all the necessary requirements for the liberalization of the EU visa regime for Ukrainian citizens.

In addition, the prime minister said that the Cabinet of Ministers is continuing its work on reforms.


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