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EC to assess how Ukraine fulfills visa-free provisions
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The European Commission will assess by the end of the year how Ukraine has been fulfilling its EU visa-free provisions, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

"We can confirm that we received the report by the Ukrainian authorities [on the fulfillment of the visa-free provisions], which will feed into the post-visa liberalization monitoring report due by the end of the year. The monitoring report will be public and available online," an EC representative told UNIAN.

As UNIAN reported, a decision by the Council of the European Union to introduce a visa-free regime for short-term trips of Ukrainian citizens to 30 EU countries and the Schengen zone came into effect on June 11.

Earlier, Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze said that the European Commission will initiate a procedure for the suspension of the visa-free regime for Ukrainian citizens' short-term trips to the EU.

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