On January 21 Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of Latvia met with Minister of the Interior of Latvia Rihards Kozlovskis briefing him on the results of comprehensive implementation of the Ukraine – EU Visa Liberalization Action Plan.
The Minister congratulated Ukraine on the positive progress report of the European Commission, adding that Latvia highly appreciates the efforts of Ukraine to meet the necessary criteria with a view of introduction of visa-free travels for Ukrainian citizens. He reassured of the Interior Ministry’s closely monitoring the progress of Ukraine and seeing no obstacles for passing a positive decision soon. The Latvian side at all levels, including at the Justice and Home Affairs Council, supports the adoption of the positive decision. He added that Latvia is ready to further assist Ukraine in adaptation of relevant standards to the EU norms.