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Ukraine saw the risk of losing visa-free regime with the EU

Ukrainian flag in Kiev KIEV, Jan 4 The flow of migrants from Belarus to Ukraine may pose a risk the head of the Ukrainian State Migration Service Natalia Naumenko believes that the loss of the visa-free regime with the EU countries. Earlier, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba said that nothing threatens the visa-free regime with the EU, there are no plans to cancel it. “Without Putin”: why Europe and Ukraine are failing “We all understand that the purpose of these migrants is not Ukraine, but further movement to European countries. There are certain risks associated with this situation, in particular, the risk of losing visa-free travel. for the presence of uncontrolled migration from Ukraine. This is exactly one of the conditions for the suspension of visa-free travel, “Naumenko said in an interview with the RBC-Ukraine agency published on Tuesday. illegal migration. “Even without taking into account the migration crisis on the Belarusian-Polish border, Ukraine is an interesting and attractive country for migrants. strengthens measures to counter illegal migration, and not only from Belarus, and considers this direction one of the priorities. “Russian Trojan horse” The EU has a visa-free regime with 61 states. It allows citizens of these countries to enter the territory of the European Union for a period of up to 90 days without first obtaining an entry visa. Moldova joined this regime in 2014, Georgia and Ukraine in 2017. The European Commission monitors partner countries' compliance with the conditions for visa liberalization and prepares relevant reports for the European Parliament and the EU Council. Several thousand migrants have accumulated on the border of Belarus and Poland in recent weeks, hoping get to the EU countries. The Polish authorities have strengthened border security, pulled in the military and thwarted attempts by illegal immigrants to enter the country, blaming Minsk for the migration crisis. All these accusations are denied by Belarus, claiming that Poland is forcibly expelling migrants to its territory and artificially aggravating the situation with refugees.


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