Friday, May 12 2017 21:40 EEST
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President about the EU visa waiver: Today, Ukraine has completely registered its break up with Russia
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President Petro Poroshenko reminded that Ukraine has been reaching the EU visa waiver for a long time and has fulfilled 144 items of the Plan. “Today, Ukraine has completely registered its break up with the Russian empire. We should perceive that in a philosophical way. It is a withdrawal from more than 300 hundred years of history that started with the Pereyaslav Council. Today, Ukraine returns home,” the Head of State noted in the interview to 1+1 TV channel.

“We must return Ukrainians their history. That is why today’s decision of the EU is so important. A long process has been completed. First of all, it goes about the return of Ukraine to its historic place among the European countries, not only about the visa-free border crossing,” he said.

Moreover, as stated by Petro Poroshenko, the introduction of the visa-free regime by the EU is important for the policy of de-occupation of Crimea and Donbas, as it creates additional motivation for the residents of the occupied territories to come back.

Earlier OSCE Chief Monitor Apakan condemns sexual harassment of SMM patrol member in Donetsk region

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