News from Ukraine: Ukraine-E.U. summit postponed

09:53 Apr. 27, 2016

Ukraine-E.U. summit postponed

Flags of the European Union (EU) fly outside the European Commission building as residential property stands beyond in Brussels, Belgium, on April 23, 2016 (Getty Images)

The Brussels meeting was scheduled for May 19 

The Ukraine-E.U. summit, which was earlier scheduled for May 19 in Brussels, has been postponed.

Special correspondent for RFE/RL Rikard Jozwiak reported on that on Twitter: "Ukrainian government needs more for reforms."

The journalist did not specify when exactly the summit will take place.  

Read also Ukraine may get visa-free regime with E.U. despite Dutch vote

The European Commission officially proposed visa liberalisation for Ukraine. The revelant document was published on the website of the institution on April 20. According to it, Kyiv satisfied all the requirements needed for visa-free travel for Ukrainians across Europe. 

Read also: Could Ukrainians be able to travel to Europe without visas this summer?

On March 17, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said the European Commission in April was ready to make a proposal for visa liberalization with Ukraine.

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