It is a historical day for Ukraine and EU. Ukraine returns to the European family
In the framework of the working visit to Strasbourg, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko took part in a solemn ceremony of signing the document on visa liberalisation with the EU for Ukrainians. The legislative act of the EU granting visa-free regime has been signed by President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani and Minister for Home Affairs and National Security Carmelo Abela.
“Today is a historical day for Ukraine, for my 45 million nation. And I am absolutely confident that this is a historical day for the EU. Ukraine returns to the European family. Ukraine says final farewell to the Soviet and Russian empire,” Petro Poroshenko said at the press conference upon completion of the ceremony.
According to the Head of State, Ukraine is absolutely decisive to continue reforms. He reminded that just for the visa-free regime with the EU Ukraine implemented 144 reforms.
President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani thanked the Ukrainian President for his participation in the ceremony of signing the legislative act of the EU that provides the visa-free regime for Ukrainians and called that moment a “good message for Ukraine”.
“New rules on visa liberalisation are the beginning of a new era,” the President of the European Parliament emphasized.
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