The European Parliament approved the visa-free travel between Ukraine and the EU
According to the head of state Petro Poroshenko, the European parliamentarians supported the abolition of visas by the European Union for short trips of Ukrainian citizens to the Schengen countries participating in 521 votes. The European Parliament (EP) at the plenary session on Thursday in Strasbourg supported the abolition of the EU visas for short trips of citizens of Ukraine to the countries participating in the Schengen zone. "It was news that there were 521 votes in the European Parliament" for a visa-free regime with Ukraine, "the head of state said during the 10th Kiev Security Forum. "For" voted 521 deputies, "against" - 75, abstained 36. During the debates in Strasbourg on the eve of visa-free travel for Ukrainians expressed the majority of speakers of parliament.