Ukrainians promise a visa-free regime with the European countries since 2015
As the speaker of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Yevhen Perebiynis, from 1 January 2015 in Ukraine should start mass production and issuance of biometric passports to citizens. The representative of the Government confident that we will accomplish this task given to the EU countries. Citizens of Ukraine, to obtain biometric passport can travel without a visa to Europe. Entry into the Schengen zone will be opened, and the Ukrainians will be able to freely cross the borders of Western countries.
Since July 1, 2013 in Ukraine was introduced a simplified visa regime. Now Kiev authorities are making the transition to a fully-visa. If they manage to translate the citizens of Ukraine in 2015 to biometric passports, the EU to fulfill its promises made at the signing Evroassotsiatsii. Moldova, signed a similar document in the next year have already received visa-free regime. Chairman of the Council of Europe Belgian Harman Van Rampёy Evroassotsiatsii when signing in late June with Georgia and Ukraine made a promise to give our country visa-free travel in the next year. This will be done under the condition the production and issuance of biometric passports to Ukrainian citizens.
Director of the Polygraph "Ukraine" Maxim Stepanov argues that the capacity of the enterprise is enough to produce a significant amount of new documents. During the day, you can produce up to 20 thousand forms of biometric passports in a month - about 400 thousand. This fully enough to provide modern identity documents citizen, all Ukrainians. Thus, Polygraph promptly be able to perform the tasks assigned to the Kiev authorities the European Council, and soon we will have a visa-free regime.