Ukrainians after the decision on the “bezveze” has crashed the website for issuing passports
Citizens of Ukraine after the vote of the European Parliament for the introduction of a visa-free regime for Ukraine with the EU has fallen off the website of the state enterprise “Document” involved in the issuance of passports.
It is reported that access to the page is impossible due to the large number of requests.
GP “Document” is subject to the State migration service of Ukraine and provides services on registration of passports and ID-cards.
Earlier that day the European Parliament endorsed the European Commission’s proposal to grant Ukraine visa-free regime with the EU. Voted for the decision 521 MEP, against 75, abstentions 36 members. After the vote in the European Parliament the decision shall be confirmed at the meeting of the Committee of permanent representatives of member countries of the European Union, with subsequent approval by the EU Council. Further, the text of the legislative act must be signed by the President of the European Parliament and a representative of the EU presidency country (Malta), with subsequent publication in the official journal of the EU. The decision will enter into force 20 days after publication.
The liberalization of the visa regime with the EU is one of the objectives of the foreign policy of the Kiev authorities. The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has repeatedly promised that “bezviz” the country will receive in the near future, but in the European Union each time under various pretexts put off that decision.