The liberalization of the visa regime will contribute to enhancement of bilateral collaboration and to increase the flow of people between countries, noted Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman commenting on the relevant decision by the European Parliament during a meeting with Prime Minister of the Republic of Estonia Jüri Ratas which took place in the framework of the Ukrainian-Baltic Forum of Heads of Governments and of the 10th Kyiv Security Forum.
“Ukrainian citizens will have the opportunity to cross the border [with the European Union] without visas. It will improve our cooperation and deepen the flow of people visiting our countries”, stressed Volodymyr Groysman.
In his turn, Jüri Ratas congratulated Ukraine on the launch of visa-free travel with the EU, adding that this event has happened at an appropriate time and has a significant meaning for Ukraine, citizens as well as for Europe.
Volodymyr Groysman thanked the Prime Minister of Estonia for an unwavering support of Ukraine in the international arena and within the EU, in particular countering Russian aggression.
“The visa-free regime, ratification [of the Association Agreement with the EU], more extensive implementation of the Agreement are issues which we are expecting for today, moreover these issues will have an impact on our achievements and on pursuing our reforms," noted the Prime Minister of Ukraine. He singled out that Ukraine is also waiting for the finalizing of the ratification of EU-Ukraine Association Agreement in the coming months.
Prime Minister of the Republic of Estonia Jüri Ratas assured that Estonia supports Ukraine in the context of Russian aggression as well as on the path to the European integration. "Estonia fully supports Ukraine, your freedom, as well as the European integration course”, underscored the Prime Minister.