European Commission to propose visa-free travel for Ukrainians

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European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker (R) welcomes Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko prior to a meeting g at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, 27 August 2015.

European Commission to propose visa-free travel for Ukrainians


Some 45 million Ukrainian citizens may soon be able to travel to the European Union without a visa, according to a proposal to be tabled by the European Commission this month.

As reported by the Reuters news agency, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker promised Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in March that the EU executive would put forward the eagerly awaited proposal in April. Visa-free travel for Ukrainians is the most tangible benefit of closer ties at a time when a free...


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