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Radio Liberty: Tbilisi Expects Visa-Free Travel Within EU By End Of June

International news agency Radio Liberty publishes an article, saying Georgia is due to start visa-free travel within European countries by end of June, 2016.

The information is spread by Georgia’s Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze whi saying country expects the European Union to liberalize its visa rules for Georgian citizens by the end of June.

It is expected that the proposal to grant Tbilisi the visa-free regime will be submitted by the EU Commission on March 8.

Speaking to RFE/RL on March 3, Janelidze expressed hope that lawmakers in the European Parliament will handle the case swiftly.

Visa liberalization for Ukrainians and Georgians was being handled together until this week when the European Commission signaled that the process for Georgians could go more quickly.