In the first few hours after the entry into force of visa-free regime, hundreds of citizens of Ukraine crossed the border with EU countries.
Consuls in Romania, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary report on unimpeded crossing by citizens of Ukraine borders the EU countries for biometric passports, reports UNIAN with reference to the consular service of the foreign Ministry.
We will remind, on Sunday, June 11, for the citizens of Ukraine began to operate a visa-free regime with EU countries.
Act on the introduction of a visa-free regime with the EU for citizens of Ukraine were signed in the European Parliament on 17 may President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani and the Minister of internal Affairs and national security of Malta’s presidency of the EU Council, Carmelo Abela. The ceremony was attended by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
From 11 June, the citizens of Ukraine will be able freely to visit 30 countries of the European Union and the Schengen area.