June 25, 2017
BRUSSELS - Travel to Europe without a visa is a step closer to the citizens of Ukraine and Georgia. The European Commission came Friday with a positive recommendation and will make proposals early next year. President Jean-Claude Juncker hopes that the European political leaders about then quickly make a decision.
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili was pleased. He sees the judgment of Brussels,, as a further step towards European integration ''. Georgians will from next year ninety days per six months visa-free travel with the EU, says the prime minister. Visa-free travel is only possible with a biometric passport.
Although Ukraine and Georgia to fulfill all conditions, this is not true for Kosovo. Kosovo has yet to eight requirements in order before the next step can be put, says Brussels.