The EU expects that Ukraine and Georgia will receive a visa-free regime with the EU on January 1, 2017.
This was on his page on Twitter Brussels correspondent of Radio Liberty Ricard Yozvyak.
"EU diplomats expect the final decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on visa liberalization for Ukraine and Georgia in October with the introduction of visa-free regime with the January 1, 2017 ", - he said.
As earlier reported, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expressed confidence that the European Union in the coming weeks will provide visa-free regime for the citizens of Ukraine.
In late July, Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration Joanna Klympush-Tsintsadze stated that the EU is prepared to make a decision to cancel the visa regime for Ukraine in early autumn.
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