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Yet, many Ukrainians are still experiencing what they describe as unjust treatment when applying for a visa to EU states. 

The EU parliament’s foreign affairs committee approved on Jan. 22 measures which, if they come into force, would simplify access to the EU for many Ukrainians, including pilgrims, civil society organization representatives, persons seeking medical treatment and long-haul truck drivers, as well as others.

“The agreement is expected to be ratified by the European parliament roughly in March,” said Iryna Sushko, head of Ukraine-based Europe Without Barriers, a Ukrainian nongovernmental organization that monitors visa-related issues. The agreement should also be ratified by the Ukrainian parliament. 

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