Thursday, June 30 2016 19:45 EEST
Ukraine won’t be able to get visa-free regime with EU this summer - European Commissioner Malmström
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According to the EU Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, Ukraine can expect the EU to give a formal response about the visa-free regime this autumn only.

Detailed discussion of the visa-free regime between the EU and Ukraine will be held not earlier than in autumn 2016 during a special summit.

This was reported by the European Commissioner Cecilia Malmström. She noted that the citizens of Ukraine won’t get the visa-free regime this summer for sure.

'The Ukrainian president has called for the liberalization of the visa regime, which we have supported in the framework of the Commission. Now it’s up to the member states to make an inventory and to understand what stage we are facing,' she said.

According to Malmström, the EU is going to discuss a large-scale free trade area (DCFTA) with Kyiv.

As reported earlier by, President Petro Poroshenko and EU leaders discussed actions on the visa-free regime for Ukrainians. 

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