: Brexit to have no effect on EU readiness towards visa-free regime with Ukraine - Schultz

11:08 Jun. 28, 2016

Brexit to have no effect on EU readiness towards visa-free regime with Ukraine - Schultz

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko and European Parliament President Martin Schulz (UNIAN Photo)

On June 27 Ukraine's President travelled to Brussles to meet EU leaders and discuss Brexit impact on EU-Ukraine relations 

European Parliament President Martin Schulz stated that the procedures related to UK exit from the EU will not affect the European Parliament's willingness to introduce a visa-free regime with Ukraine, the Ukrainian president's press service reported.

The relevant statement Schulz made while meeting with Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko in Brussels, according to the report. 

Read also Ukraine-E.U. mini-summit to take place in Brussels on June 27

On June 23, the United Kingdom voted to end 43 years of European Union membership after a divisive referendum campaign that prompted Prime Minister David Cameron to announce he would resign. The margin of victory was 52% to 48%. 

Reporting by UNIAN

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