The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko emotionally reacted to the abolition of the visa regime with the countries of the European Union. Video Wednesday, may 17, published a REN TV.
"Today is an historic day for my country, for my nation, for 45 million Ukrainians", — said Poroshenko. He noted that Ukraine has returned to the European family and saying goodbye to the "Soviet and Russian empires." The head of state smiled broadly, showing thumbs of both hands and persistently shook hands with the European Parliament.
Earlier Wednesday, the head of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani and the Minister of internal Affairs presidency of Malta Carmelo Abela signed a law granting a visa-free regime to Ukrainian citizens. Held in Strasbourg ceremony was attended by Poroshenko.