Hungary scrapping visa fees for Ukrainians, backs EU waiver


Hungary’s prime minister says his country is eliminating fees on visas for Ukrainian citizens.

Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who hosted Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman on Thursday, said that while Ukraine’s EU membership was still distant, the EU had a “moral responsibility” to give Ukrainians visa waivers and agree on a free trade deal.

Groysman said Ukraine's economy was resuscitating and arrangements were being made for an "enormous" privatization process.Hungary and Ukraine likewise consented to four respective arrangements extending from games advancement to the redesign of extensions over the Tisza River, which makes up a portion of their common outskirt.

An expected 130,000 ethnic Hungarians live in Ukraine.