In the European Parliament (Strasbourg, France) on Wednesday, may 17, took place the ceremony of signing of the legislative act, which introduced visa-free regime with the EU for Ukrainian citizens.
The document was signed by the 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, reports news Agency UNIAN.
The ceremony was attended by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
After the signing of the legislative act must be published in the Official journal of the European Union and after 20 days will take effect. As expected, Ukrainians will be able to visit the EU without visas since June 11, 2017.