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Ukraine, EU said to reach compromise on "visa-free" laws

The EU has also listed specific conditions to liberalizing visa regulations for Ukraine.

Ukraine, EU said to reach compromise on "visa-free" laws
David Stulik, press officer at EU Delegation to Ukraine

EU representatives together with Ukrainian politicians have reached a compromise on the adoption of laws required for the lifting of EU visas for Ukrainians, a press officer at the EU Delegation to Ukraine, David Stulik, has said on the air of Hromadske TV.

"I can share a little secret that this week our lawyers, our experts together with their Ukrainian colleagues have worked out some compromise solutions to these disputed issues of electronic declarations with regard to the list of close relatives, on the framework according to which officials will have to file these declarations. This compromise is more or less prepared, we will see what will happen in parliament," he said.

He added that the EU had also listed specific conditions to liberalizing visa regulations for Ukraine.

"Our experts said what terms and parameters of this decision or law will suit us and when we will consider them implemented," he said.

Earlier, EU ambassador to Ukraine Jan Tombinski said that the EU would not except the redacted law on officials' electronic income statements.